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: Enjoying everyday things

: A morning scooter adventure at Mount Kembla

: Father and Son

: After several years, it was fantastic to see The Cat Empire perform again—this time, at Taronga Zoo …

: Enjoying Wollongong with Mac on a gorgeous Sunday

: The most glorious day at Port Kembla Beach

: Skate park adventures!

: Godzilla Minus One = awesome! An engaging storyline, excellent effects and characters that you …

: We enjoyed visiting Sydney Aquarium today, despite the numerous idiots who got in the way as they …

: Just saw Next Goal Wins! Such a fun movie… Taika Waititi never disappoints.

: Reaching the end of 2023, I reflect on how grateful I am for my wonderful family. Little Mac is my …

: We Felds had a marvellous Christmas Day, including an awesome lunch and banoffee pie by my mum, …

: WOWEE Christmas lights!

: The fibre-optic Christmas tree is up!

: Get me an exit!

: Checking out new Wonderwalls street artwork on Military Lane in Port Kembla

: A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Wollongong Botanic Garden, underneath Mt. Keira (Geera)

: eyeMac

: A gorgeous day peach picking at Glenbernie Orchard (again) and bushwalking in Dharawal National Park …

: Snoozin’ shark at the shops

: Something unexpected while waiting for chicken gyros… a Hillsong baptism at Wollongong …

: If you’d have told me years ago that I’d be able to play the Catdog theme with a YouTube app on my …

: A wonderful Sunday at the Greek Street Festival in Burwood, Sydney! The food and music were …

: Carvin’ up the uni

: Explorer

: Taking notice

: Discovering tiny Star Wars characters at Cockington Green!

: 🎵 He was a scooter boy! 🎵

: Carvin’ with the trike

: Practising emoji!

: Making the most of a gorgeous Sunday at North Beach, while wearing new cheetah swimmers!

: Making the most of a gorgeous Sunday at Dharawal Country Reserve and Sublime Point Lookout!

: I discovered recently that every time I’ve imported photos from my E-M10 Mark IV, they’ve been added …

: Lego football fun at Mac’s Yiayia and Papou’s

: Climbing rocks at Port Kembla Heritage Park 🌊 🪨 ❤️

: Exploring and playing at Black Beach in Kiama, which is different from our regular sandy shores… so …

: Rocky is always content in her corner.

: At the end of the working week, it’s time to put your feet up. Mine happen to be in slowly-fraying …

: Kid on a saucer

: Having the time of his life

: Exploring Belmore Basin

: Playing with the same toys that I grew up with ❤️

: Fun at Mount Kembla

: Ever since I signed up for Micro.blog, I’ve loved its combination of simplicity and customisation, …

: Someone really enjoyed The Wiggles (again) at Wollongong Town Hall today. ❤️

: Little moments

: I put The Simpsons on and two-year-old Mac instantly pointed at Marge and Homer, exclaiming, …

: Exploring bamboo

: Today marks 10 years with @NTKF; I’m beyond grateful for our time together so far and all the things …

: This weekend, @NTKF and I celebrated ten years together with a wonderful trip to Sydney. ❤️ While …

: Today at Symbio Wildlife Park, Mac absolutely loved the animals, we spotted some interesting turtle …

: Clearly, attempts to brainwash my son to love The Matrix from an early age are working, as sentences …

: Enjoying Mount Kembla Memorial Pathway with friends

: The Enchanted Forest at Blackbutt Forest Reserve

: Wow… a delicious cauliflower and pecorino pie from Milkwood Bakery in Berry—this is how you …

: A beautiful family morning at the gardens

: A lovely afternoon watching my brother-in-law play football/soccer—he scored the winning goal!

: Close Encounters of the Barbecue Kind

: At the end of each day, with so much time emailing and in social feeds (my role is in …

: Enjoying the Frat’s playground on Mothers’ Day

: Last night’s beautiful visit to Moretti in Leichhardt with @NTKF, following Der Nachname at …

: In his element

: Bushwhacking at a friend’s second birthday

: A lovely morning picking Granny Smith and Pink Lady apples at Glenbernie Orchard!

: Picking tomatoes in the park!

: Skip the queue.

: Mac’s three current obsessions (written with brushes and water on a tiled wall at the kids’ Early …

: Mac had a fantastic second birthday! Let’s just say that he loved the cake that @NTKF made for …

: When I was a young kid, I would lie on the lounge to stare at the knots in our timber ceiling, using …

: Woohoo! Internationally-awarded gelateria Cow and the Moon finally opens at Lang’s Corner Wollongong …

: A nice family stroll in the rain

: Sculpture in the Garden 2023 A beautiful afternoon exploring artworks at Wollongong Botanic Garden! Artworks include Green Room …

: Friday afternoon housework means a return to order… but chaos returns quickly.

: John Wick: Chapter 4 = pure entertainment

: An excellent selection from the Lifeline Book Fair today 📚

: Mayhem

: Together mbmar 9

: A walk to clear the mind mbmar 8

: Trees make me whole. mbmar 7

: This fine bit of whale engineering spins around on the floor and shoots water through its head when …

: Not a tile to be seen on this roof mbmar 5

: Throwing rocks

: Chicko’s is an Illawarra institution; they’re so efficient there that you just zip through the line. …

: Solitude in the sky mbmar 3

: Perfect weather for an evening trike ride mbmar 2

: Changing passwords to make things more secure mbmar 1

: Making the most of the sunshine today

: Upon arriving home, I was greeted by Rocky, who asked me sternly, ‘So, where have you been?’

: In addition to my family, of course, the thing that I miss when away from Australia is ubiquitous …

: A gorgeous day on the Maungakiekie / One Tree Hill, overlooking Auckland in Aotearoa New Zealand

: The street where I grew up ❤️

: Getting set up at the Sunset Cinema in Wollongong Botanic Garden!

: Fun with bubbles in the driveway today, courtesy of @NTKF

: How a nerd makes his desk at the office more fun

: More of a destruction site than a construction site… 😂

: I’m not that old, really, but I remember using these encyclopaedias on my parents’ bookshelf for …

: This is not the most efficient method but it is very endearing.

: Enjoying the ‘Thinking Through Pink’ exhibition at Wollongong Art Gallery

: Checking out the car park after another trike ride

: My brother-in-law and his girlfriend bought this toy car for my son and I’m incredibly jealous.

: Last night’s lovely dinner with @NTKF, at our favourite restaurant in Wollongong! 😍 Fans of …

: During a lovely visit to Stuart Park and Fairy Creek (and subsequent fish and chips), Mac learnt …

: Watching the world go by

: Fun at HONK! Oz Festival of Street Music with @NTKF and Mac in Crown Street Mall, Wollongong

: Conversation of the day (overheard on a Sydney escalator)… ‘Are you electricians?’ ‘Nah, are you?’ …

: A little trike ride through Crown Street Mall with Aunty @jodiefeld 🌇 ❤️

: Fun summer trike rides at the university with Mac and @NTKF

: Calling Papou on a (now free) payphone

: Back from a wonderful trip down the coast to Sussex Inlet! I’m grateful for the extra family time …

: Chalk fun on @jodiefeld’s birthday (feat. Feld Foot mini)

: Today, @NTKF and I saw the Australian Geographic Our Country Immersive Experience in Sydney—a …

: Farm boy

: Fun in Papou’s garden ❤️

: A wonderful but exhausting Christmas Day! Mac was spoilt by the extended family, of course, and I …

: Mac hugs a kangaroo at Symbio Wildlife Park.

: Following an earlier discussion on @HemisphericViews, I thought that @burk would appreciate this. …

: This time on Really Specific Stories, I’m joined by @ismh, who delves into the history of …

: This is my first go at using the new microposting feature in MarsEdit 5—nice one, @danielpunkass!

: In the latest episode of Really Specific Stories, I’m joined by @liss, who kindly shares the …

: Fun with chalk at the uni!

: Hanging out with lorikeets, cockatoos, ducks and turkeys at the University of Wollongong

: Macaroni on a bridge

: I learnt today that when you are on a high following an afternoon coffee and a passionfruit-mango …

: Arlill shares how they discovered podcasts (through an interest in gaming) and how they came to …

: I just watched The Menu with @NTKF and strongly recommend it! Witty, creative, amusing and …

: A lovely afternoon spent with @NTKF checking out the Wonderwalls 2022 street art festival in Port …

: Crowded House performs Weather with You in Wollongong—joined by support act Maistrato with their …

: I can confirm that @NTKF is a smart cookie. She suggested that we bring our old records back to life …

: I continue to be impressed by Moment lenses… currently experimenting with this macro one on my …

: 71. Unintended Hiatus on Lounge Ruminator

: Listeners of @HemisphericViews know that I love to think about music and use old iPods. Since …

: It’s time for more Really Specific Stories! I’m joined by @macgreg, who covers his long …

: I’ve only spent a bit of time with the Playdate this evening, but it is a very charming device. …

: Mac thoroughly enjoyed today’s show by The Beanies at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre—his first-ever …

: The Whitlams close with Royal in the Afternoon and (You’re Making Me Feel Like) I’m 50 Again at …

: My song of the year: A Drawing-Down of Blinds (Orchestral Session) by Rob Dougan

: Footpath training ❤️

: It’s time to hear from @lmika on Really Specific Stories! 🎙 In this episode, Leon outlines how …

: In his element!

: Now that’s a smart speaker.

: Yesterday was Mac’s first visit to an Apple Store! He loved the Today at Apple area; at the time it …

: This time on Really Specific Stories, I’m joined by @danielpunkass! Daniel narrates his …

: It’s great that our neighbour puts so much effort into the garden alongside our shared …

: At the playground

: Car parks are a blight on our world.

: On the latest episode of Really Specific Stories, I’m joined by @manton! Manton recalls his …

: Council

: Awaiting Max Richter’s Four Seasons Recomposed by the Sydney Symphony!

: Snine

: Overlooking Wollongong from Mt. Keira

: Mount Keira

: Exploring Baba’s yard

: Glósóli excerpt

: Musical perfection—enjoying Sigur Rós in Sydney with @jodiefeld

: This time on Really Specific Stories, I chat with @jean! Jean recalls her extensive history of …

: Around town

: A male king parrot in the macadamia tree next to our balcony 🦜

: In today’s episode of Really Specific Stories, I chat with @furstenberg! Michael recounts his early …

: It was a lovely evening with @jodiefeld and my aunt Francine, as we heard the Sydney Symphony …

: In today’s episode of Really Specific Stories, you’ll hear @superdavey featured as a guest! David …

: I pack leftovers for my lunch, then step away and return to the fridge later in the evening to find …

: I’m thrilled to launch Really Specific Stories, a PhD podcast that explores tech-podcast …

: Today at work, I had a lovely surprise visit from @NTKF and little Mac. 😍

: I have no idea what’s happening but it’s interesting enough. 😂

: Hangin’ with Johnny Farnham for the 90-year ABC special on Rage. Mac is loving it, of course. 😂

: Here is an advanced example of critical public discourse about the earlier privatisation of …

: A lovely morning in Kiama with @NTKF, @jodiefeld, Mum and Mac ☀️

: Last night, @NTKF and I watched The Bob’s Burgers Movie and thoroughly enjoyed it. Funnily enough, …

: If I’m ever in a bit of a funk or need some form of distraction, this is one of the best songs. Not …

: Enjoying a post-voting democracy sausage on election day with @NTKF, baby Mac and Pappou Dionisios! …

: As we bid adieu to iPod, here’s my little collection shelf at home; discover more (along with other …

: Woohoo! The wild cherry tomatoes have returned to Nyrang Park. Whoever keeps trying to remove the …

: As Bob Dylan sang, 🎵 …and I just grew tangled up in balloons! 🎵

: Night mode continues to impress.

: A lovely Saturday morning visit to Nan Tien Temple and Institute

: This new rug on the wall should reduce echo in our study and therefore improve my end of the …

: Silliness at the HARS Aviation Museum

: Rainy Keira Street

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: If you listen to Hemispheric Views, then you’ll know that this speaker is one of my most …

: 'An Eye for an Ear' at Micro Camp March 2022 I had the pleasure of giving a video presentation online at Micro Camp March 2022, titled ‘An Eye …

: I am pleased to share that we have successfully set a trap for those who leave junk mail.

: Nothin’ like buying donuts with @NTKF in a random industrial car park from a food van that has both …

: The Matrix Resurrections: a Counter-review in Bullet Points This post was originally a very long reply that I inflicted upon poor Fabio Russo, so I’ve …

: Surprise Matrix Birthday Party! I must extend a huge THANK YOU to the wonderful @NTKF, who coordinated a surprise Matrix-themed 30th …

: Jurassic Park is just down the road from our house. 🦕🦖

: Lang’s Corner in Wollongong may be gone but it’s interesting to see a new building rising from …

: Mac meets the uni ducks!

: A hacked stringybark

: University ducks!

: 69. Review: Semicolon by Cecelia Watson on Lounge Ruminator

: Gum tree in Figtree

: High tide along the Blue Mile’s tramway seawall

: A lot of good and bad things happened this year, but Mac is my highlight of 2021.

: S1 E11: Remembering Penka and Petar This time, I’m joined by my sister, Jodie, to share memories of our grandparents, Penka and Petar. …

: Of course, I had to see The Matrix Resurrections for a second time yesterday, but I was amused to …

: Thanks to all who have supported @HemisphericViews this year! We appreciate the attention of all …

: Uni walks in the summertime ❤️

: Here’s my brief, spoiler-free review of The Matrix Resurrections: an awesome and oh-so-satisfying …

: A lovely advent calendar gift full of T2 tea from @NTKF ❤️

: It’s Nostalgic November at Hemispheric Views—a time to share anything from your past that …

: Here’s a little teaser for a small part of a very specific segment of our upcoming episode of …

: 3055

: Lunchtime walk!

: More Halide Macro Mode shots with iPhone 12 mini

: Software is amazing. I have an iPhone 12 mini (not one of the new models), but I’ve been able to …

: Recently over @HemisphericViews we’ve started a new playlist on our YouTube channel called …

: Mac lost one of his socks during our family walk today; I’m pleased to report that after retracing …

: We just recorded episode 40 of @HemisphericViews—whaaa…?!—so I’m celebrating with a juicy tangelo. …

: A nice family walk through the Wollongong Botanic Garden

: Seinfeld fans start young!

: Listen to 68. On a Country Road with Andrew McLuhan on Lounge Ruminator. In this podcast episode, we …

: This rainbow sticker makes me very happy.

: Gotcha nose!

: Joining Micro Camp live with @Burk and @canion on @HemisphericViews is a highlight of my podcasting …

: Preparing for Hemispheric Views Live! from Micro.camp with a double-shot flat white (and a piccolo …

: Brick is still one of my all-time favourite games—so simple and engaging!

: A cute, little garden next to Wollongong Golf Club—I love the overturned pot!

: Months later, I can say unequivocally that the iPhone 12 mini is the first phone that I have ever …

: Watching Rage on ABC TV with Mac! Indoctrination starts young.

: Back at the Wollongong Botanic Garden, this time looking towards the Kawasaki Bridge!

: A gorgeous eucalypt at the Wollongong Botanic Garden

: YES! After finding the appropriate tape at Officeworks for my vintage DYMO JET 1855 MK II—with much …

: After seeing this lovely desktop screenshot today by @Burk, I thought that I’d share my …

: In episode 65 of Lounge Ruminator, my special guest @vincent shares his personal story of becoming …

: Wentworth Street, Port Kembla

: Still thinking about our beautiful walk around Lake Illawarra on the long weekend… Also, we have …

: Lounge Bite: Small-file Aesthetics on Lounge Ruminator

: If you listen to @HemisphericViews, you might have noticed that I tend to speak the least. In …

: If you haven’t listened to the latest Hemispheric Views, I’d be grateful if you had a go at it! In …

: As they say on the hilarious ABC TV series The Letdown, ‘How about a home mocha?’ 😂

: Rocky cleans her tail-feathers. ❤️🐦

: Presenting Hemispheric Views One Prime Plus

: Beautiful banksia at the University of Wollongong

: Well, @vincent, I have to say that I love the golden/super-yellow icon option in the current @gluon …

: Another great Mulga piece, this time at the University of Wollongong 🎨🦆

: Mac mini having a Power Nap

: There’s nothing quite like enjoying tomatoes that grow next to a footpath.

: 63. Information Curation on Lounge Ruminator 🎙

: Sneaky pigeon

: Late last night, @NTKF brought our baby son into the world! Presenting Mac John Petar Feld! 😍

: Rumination 73: Trees and Identity

: After editing episode 025 of @HemisphericViews, I was excited and had @NTKF take this pic. Have a …

: We discovered some wild tomatoes in a local park and I have been enjoying them as a little afternoon …

: Well this is just a little bit frustrating.

: Sunflower eyeball!

: In 62. Three Films with One Idea on Lounge Ruminator, I discuss a shift in my podcast research, the …

: ‘Sculptures in the Garden’ at the Wollongong Botanic Garden

: I must say that I’m generally not a fan of ads, even if they promote me, however what @Vincent has …

: Hanging out with my friend Rocky and scrolling through Micro.blog is a lovely way to start the day.

: Magpies are gorgeous birds but the real, non-painted ones will occasionally try to kill you.

: I do love the memories feature in the iOS Photos app; it just revealed this shot that I took amongst …

: Hazy evening walk

: Update: I have figured out the very limit of my toaster’s toasting capability, so that I can get it …

: A wonderful night with @NTKF at the Gala Cinema to see The People Upstairs—it’s a very quirky and …

: If you haven’t listened to @HemisphericViews, now’s either the best or worst time to start. This …

: In episode 61 of Lounge Ruminator, my long-time friend (and former drama teacher and boss), Fiona …

: Inspired by this tweet by @canion, I have the Kramer-esque ‘Fusilli Mac Martin’ from @NTKF, a …

: Looking for something to listen to this weekend? In Contemplating Telepresence on Lounge Ruminator, …

: Always smiling!

: In ‘Playing to the Audience with Evan Kerr’ on Lounge Ruminator, my long-time friend …

: A beautiful morning at the Continental Pools

: Sunset and pelicans along the Blue Mile

: The wonderful @NTKF organised a surprise early-birthday event with my mum and sister, which included …

: Earlier today, @NTKF took this photo of little Rocky falling asleep on my leg. She’s a cutie bird!

: Overlooking Port Kembla Beach from the saltwater Olympic pool… I’ve always loved this place! …

: For the first episode of Lounge Ruminator in 2021, @NTKF joins me to reflect on our recent visit to …

: A gorgeous afternoon at Shellharbour Village yesterday

: Old gum at Audley

: The Tasman Sea and Wollongong Harbour from Cliff Road

: The Tasman Sea and Wollongong Harbour along with the city’s two lighthouses, continental pools and …

: We spent the last morning of 2020 with a nice walk along Wollongong’s Blue Mile, including the …

: Today @NTKF and I had a lovely visit to Wollongong Art Gallery. Among works on Aboriginal history, …

: Happy holidays from Stumpy the visiting King Parrot! (seen here being fed by my mum)

: S1 E10: A Daughter Married This time, Penka shares thoughts and memories of seeing her daughter Tanya (Tatjana) becoming …

: S1 E9: Remembering Toni Penka bravely and generously recounts the loss of her son, Toni.

: In episode 55 of Lounge Ruminator, I explore what it means to have memories, how they differ from …

: This is the look of a man who was asked by his wife to pose for a photo of his new M1 Mac mini. To …

: Hear 53. Excess Energy and Urban Eyesores on Lounge Ruminator. 🎙

: In the next HVmini, it’s @canion’s turn to be cross-examined! Hear how he justifies his own set-up …

: Have a spare nine minutes? In our first bite-sized HVmini, @burk and @canion cross-examine me in the …

: Day 9: I certainly wouldn’t force you to listen to it but this is my song of the year. #mbnov

: Day 8: Most people think that Vegemite is the food that binds Australia; in fact, it’s the …

: Day 7: Reports from the press about how much food I ate at the local German club tonight are grossly …

: Day 6: Some people may find my devotion to Vegemite to be puzzling; I firmly believe that it’s …

: Microblogvember 2020 Day 5: I had to stoop to take this photo at the uni with my ultra-wide lens.

: We’ve shared episode five of Hemispheric Views early to give you a light-hearted break from …

: Microblogvember 2020 Day 4: I always feel so grateful to live near the sea.

: Microblogvember 2020 Day 3: It never ceases to astonish me that people can be bothered to maintain …

: Microblogvember 2020 Day 2: Each day, I go for a lunchtime walk to step away from the screen and …

: 50. Curb and Posting on Lounge Ruminator 🎙

: Microblogvember 2020 Day 1: I love dreary, rainy days… Mount Keira often looks quite cool …

: In addition to my family, of course, this is what I live for…

: Today I managed to disturb a flock of cockies as they ate afternoon tea.

: Please enjoying 49. Personal Podcastings on a Borat Moviefilms for Make Appreciation on a Home …

: Eucalypts are the best trees—case closed.

: In ‘iChunes’ on Hemispheric Views, @canion shares his experience with Apple Watch Series 6, @burk …

: Do you listen to our Hemispheric Views podcast and own an Apple Watch? If so, it’s your lucky day! 😂 …

: Rocky doesn’t care for showers but she does enjoy perching on them. 🦜🚿

: Rumination 71: Tree Lines

: 48. Serious Leisure on Lounge Ruminator 🎙

: A quote by @NTKF to my mum and sister today, after I was carrying on about audio: ‘If it weren’t for …

: Today I found a water dragon relaxing on a driveway—a day in the life of a suburban reptile! Thanks, …

: 47. My German Autoethnography on Lounge Ruminator 🎙

: If you’ve heard our podcast Hemispheric Views and enjoyed it, feel free to join our new, public …

: The MF branding iron! Hear more about this strange item on Hemispheric Views. 🎙

: This time on Hemispheric Views, @burk, @canion and I were thrilled to welcome @macgenie to discuss …

: A beautiful walk through Nyrang Park, featuring bees with little pollen pants!

: Time for desktop and home-screen updates! Here’s the latest view of my devices.

: Today, I reflect on a year of podcasting in ‘45. A Ticking Clock’ on Lounge Ruminator. 🎙

: S1 E8: Working as Migrants This time, Penka shares what it was like for her and Petar to work in Australia with limited …

: In episode 2 of Hemispheric Views, @burk, @canion and I continue to discuss the big issues, such as …

: Quiet budgies?! This is rare.

: 44. Sydney 2000 Olympic Nostalgia with Special Guest @NTKF on Lounge Ruminator 🎙

: 43. Trio and Tenet on Lounge Ruminator 🎙

: I’m thrilled to share that @burk, @canion and I have just launched a podcast, called …

: 42. Early Adoption with Special Guest Craig Nealon on Lounge Ruminator 🎙

: I made a little lizard friend in the park today… of course, it was just waiting for me to …

: 41. Accidental Urban Archaeology on Lounge Ruminator 🎙

: One more! Up close and personal with the Rockmeister…

: Rocky the cockatiel continues to offer me home-office entertainment.

: For episode 40 of Lounge Ruminator, @miraz joined me to discuss the value of simplicity, whether in …

: The Poolside FM app for macOS is hilarious and provides quite decent background music for work.

: Hear 39. International Mac Nerds with @canion and @burk on Lounge Ruminator… we discuss our …

: ‘38. Typos and Consoles’ on Lounge Ruminator 🎙

: Some more pics of our visiting avian friends!

: Rainbow lorikeets are some of the most beautiful birds—so vibrant and cheeky!

: A lovely morning at Port Kembla Heritage Park with @NTKF

: Opening a new jar of Vegemite is one of the greatest joys in life.

: Actual footage of someone after a day of video calls… 👨🏽‍💻

: Today is Micro Monday and you should follow @dejus for regular, calming updates from his homestead. …

: Rumination 70: From an [INSERT HERE] Perspective

: ‘36. Mapping Entrepreneurial Narratives with Special Guest David Sharpe’ on Lounge Ruminator🎙

: Film Review: In My Blood It Runs 🍿

: ‘35. Personas and Pets’ on Lounge Ruminator 🎙 Listen on Apple Podcasts or Overcast.

: Nerdy Names for Apple Devices On the most recent episode of Accidental Tech Podcast (ATP), ‘387: It Might Not Be as Cool as You …

: After yesterday’s iPod mini + HomePod post, I thought that I’d highlight one of my other favourites. …

: Things certainly change.

: The WWDC That Never Took Place

: Although my personal phone is an 11 Pro, occasionally I do like to test the camera on my work-issued …

: A lovely morning posing next to rocks at Wollongong Harbour

: Fitzroy Falls and Yarrunga Valley in Morton National Park, New South Wales

: Responsible marsupials in Kangaroo Valley

: Sleepy work-from-home buddy

: ‘31. WWDC and the Reality Distortion Field’ on Lounge Ruminator 🎙 🤯 Listen on Apple …

: Tetrad for Apple’s Virtual WWDC 2020 Keynote 🤯

: ‘30. The Martin Feld Retail Photo Collection’ on Lounge Ruminator 🎙 Listen with Apple Podcasts, …

: I’ve always found ‘treetments’ like this to be the most hilarious and literal display of humankind’s …

: Practising my J.J. Abrams lens flare at night-time…

: Rumination 69: It’s All Leek to Me

: Rumination 68: Beware the Bagging Area!

: S1 E7: A Home on White Place Penka describes the family’s experience of buying land and building a new house in the suburb of …

: Head scritches!

: Queen of the Knee!

: As I was sitting in the lounge room, casually browsing Micro.blog, @NTKF came up to me and said, …

: In the latest episode of Lounge Ruminator, ‘Mass versus Niche’, I consider whether traditional mass …

: Dusk in North Wollongong with night mode…

: S1 E6: Moving to Australia Penka tells the story of her family’s big move to the city of Wollongong in 1974. 🎙

: We bought a retractable net to play table tennis in our dining room; fortunately, we also have a …

: This week, the lovely @andrewcanion joined me to discuss favourite computing memories, early …

: Some thoughts on dubious advertising claims in Rumination 67: Tailor-made Absorbency

: Sleepy time

: Rogue is loving this peg that we stuck to the cage. It’s her new viewing platform for the dining …

: In the latest episode of Lounge Ruminator, I explain my research on niche podcasting and discuss the …

: Rocky the Mackatiel

: iPads and trackpads do work really well together! Read more on Lounge Ruminator.

: Today on Lounge Ruminator, in honour of Jerry Stiller (Frank Costanza in Seinfeld), @NTKF and I …

: Shock, horror!

: They really, really love corn.

: ‘The object of universities is not to make skilful lawyers, physicians or engineers. It is to make …

: Yes, I edited this photo quite a bit, however I continue to be impressed by the colour and detail …

: ‘It’s noice, it’s different, it’s unusual.’ — Kath and Kim 💬 (Quote …

: ‘You won’t burn in Hell… but be nice anyway.’ — Ricky Gervais 💬 (Quote 3/7, Micro Challenge)

: ‘I don’t care how f@#king runny it is.’ — John Cleese on camembert in the Cheese Shop Sketch 💬 …

: A calm walk through Wollongong Botanic Garden

: Music has the power to transport us to different times and places; hear more in ‘24. Music as a Time …

: ‘60 per cent of the time, it works every time.’ — Brian Fantana in …

: Check out the latest YouTube video by @ismh, in which he identifies Apple dongles whilst …

: In ‘23. Ending on a High’ on the Lounge Ruminator podcast, I discuss the art of saying ‘no more’, …

: French toast is the most nostalgic breakfast for me.

: Earlier today, [@NTKF](https://micro.blog/NTKF) brought it to my attention that one of our budgies, …

: In my latest episode of Lounge Ruminator, ‘22. Quantifying Yourself’, I discuss fandom, pandemic …

: I’m not a patriotic person but it’s things like this—bird sounds—that make me love where I live.

: This week on my Lounge Ruminator podcast, I invited my sister Jodie to discuss the topic of sibling …

: Sulphur-crested cockatoos never cease to amuse me. They’re always so curious and loud, not to …

: The Shape of Things to Come from the reimagined Battlestar Galactica is one of the best pieces—if …

: While we ate almond croissants, Paco and Coco went crazy for corn.

: Rocky simply loves attention. As I was trying to take notes on the lounge, she flew over to me and …

: Typography surrounds us—yet so many people ignore it. By paying better attention to type, how can we …

: Sleepy home-office buddy

: If you’re a fan of the movie Blade Runner (as I am!), check out my uni co-supervisor’s …

: As I push further into home-office life, I’ve decided to adopt a hybrid approach to dressing up for …

: There’s a little family of mushrooms growing on the footpath outside. I’m sure that they’re not fit …

: It’s @NTKF’s birthday this week! To celebrate, she joined me on the Lounge Ruminator podcast for …

: The world has indeed gone a bit mad. Read more in Rumination 66: An Essential Roll on Lounge …

: This has been quite a productive and enjoyable weekend, with a healthy mix of uni work, completed …

: 18. Home-office Soundscape on Lounge Ruminator: a brief and somewhat strange audio interlude to …

: I’m super-thrilled to see that the new TestFlight version of Gluon by @vincent includes categories …

: Just as I put up my post about the rainbow lorikeet and guinea pigs outside, my mum sent me this …

: I decided that it was time for a quick break from research to go feed the guinea pigs. At the same …

: In 17. Non-essential Formula on Lounge Ruminator, a non-essential person considers what it means to …

: I love Apple TV but I also have some thoughts on usability: Critiquing the Apple TV User Experience …

: Every night when we stick on the Apple TV, Rocky flies from her cage to join us. Generally, she’ll …

: This is the time to really support local businesses. I didn’t need much convincing by @NTKF to order …

: I do enjoy sharing screens and seeing how others arrange things; here’s the current view of my …

: Rocky really loves standing next to our kettle; it’s something about silver products and reflective …

: I may not have a home-office arrangement for work but at least I can set things up nicely and the …

: In this week’s episode of Lounge Ruminator, 16. Silence and Sound, I discuss the effect of silence …

: Sleepy bird

: This is either a massive bird or a tiny leg… it’s up to you! 🦵🏽🐦

: In my latest episode of Lounge Ruminator, Remoteness and Openness, I discuss the value of remote …

: KinoKonzert: ‘The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari’ on Lounge Ruminator

: Roost on Lounge Ruminator

: Rocky enjoys nothing more than hanging out on a comfy shoulder.

: Algorithms surround us in tech that we use, systems in which we work and even in the way that we …

: Startled by Rogue and Rio flapping suddenly around the house, Rocky took off in a panic and then …

: Whether we like it or not, social media often seduce us into a world of illusion. Sometimes, …

: I work with a funny IT guy who absolutely loathes Apple but he was generous enough to give me these …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 30: You may feel the need to adjust your vision after seeing …

: This is the sound of our place right now. It’s nice to have extra birds! ❤ (audio only)

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 29: My sister-in-law and her (now) husband chose 29 February as …

: Listening to Max Richter’s Memoryhouse to calm the soul before a big wedding later …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 28: I recently had to record some footage at the slab-making …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 27: Rocky and I love hanging out together. 📷

: In Rage against the Video on Lounge Ruminator, I consider the effect that music videos have on the …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 26: There truly is no escape from birds at the moment. In …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 25: It may look like Paco and Coco are trying to overcome the …

: Colleagues are discussing a film and exclaiming, ‘Oh my goodness! Have you seen it in 3D?!’. Holding …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 24: double trouble 📷 ❤️ 🐤 🐤

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 23: Waiting at Central Station in Sydney used to take up a lot …

: App Review: Front and Center + SwitchGlass on Lounge Ruminator

: Collecting is a very human thing to do… but why do we do it? In Why Do We Collect? on Lounge …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 22: This piece of horrid Australiana is the worst kind of …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 21: My bedside table is a sign of tech progress over time and …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 20: Here’s a controversial statement that is intended to …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 19: Experiencing space at Griffith Observatory in January 📷

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 18: Although I generally oppose any attempt to compare Seinfeld …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 17: Uncle Budge was the finest gentleman budgie ever to …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 16: Like many iOS nerds, I’m always trying to optimise my Home …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 15: On this day ten years ago, I was in Japan and spotted these …

: The rainbow lorikeets returned for a quick snack! ❤️🌳

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 14: These mushrooms actually seem to enjoy the warmth of …

: Making friends as an adult is harder than making friends as a kid. In Unexpected Friendship, I …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 13: I’ve never been a huge breakfast eater (soggy cereal, etc.) …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 12: tenuous attachment

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 11: When we painted our plain, white walls, my father-in-law …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 10: These extreme weather conditions—swinging between super-dry …

: I had a great time chatting with Greg Morris on his podcast And You Are? about Australia, blogging …

: Every so often, we all occasionally say too many numerous additional extra words sometimes. Check …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 9: Waiting for the lull in this relentless post-bushfire-season …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 8: Although the contrast between me in 1997 and me today is …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 7: While walking up our driveway, I heard a strange noise from …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 6: Depressing, fake office plant 📷

: Double digits! WOOO! In episode 10 of the Lounge Ruminator podcast, Brand Nationalism, I reflect on …

: Restoring a Magical Piece of Glass on Lounge Ruminator

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 5: As I followed this magpie around to take a photo, its …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 4: My favourite spot to stop and listen to podcasts while …

: How do you ‘adult’? Read more in Rumination 63: Sole of an Adult on Lounge Ruminator. 🤔👞

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 3: Reflect 📷🎾

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 2: Rooster Sight

: S1 E5: A Young Family In the first episode for 2020, Penka describes life in Prilep with two young kids: her son Toni and …

: February Photoblogging Challenge Day 1: What is a city without open public spaces? 📷

: Of course, Australian coffee isn’t always perfect but this is the clarity that I missed in the …

: Friday afternoon tea with the boys! 🥰

: A Rational Fear Covers the Australian Bushfire Crisis (Video) on Lounge Ruminator

: In my first Lounge Ruminator episode for 2020, Meaningful Travel, I reflect on my trip to the United …

: This Micro Monday, I recommend that you check out @Bruce. I haven’t come across many people who put …

: I really missed these two while we were away on holiday. Thankfully my mum agreed to look after …

: Quick Australia Day / Invasion Day Thoughts To serious matters, our first full day back at home is on Australia Day / Invasion Day. After a …

: Back in Australia and all is well on the breakfast front! (@NTKF hates Vegemite though.)

: We’re heading back to Australia now. Walking through security checks at the airport is always great …

: My Favourite Part of the United States Yosemite National Park is absolutely sublime. Apart from idiotic tourists around every corner doing …

: German hilarity at SFMOMA

: Californian contemporary art

: BREAKING NEWS: @NTKF AND MARTIN SUCCEED IN ORDERING A NORMAL-SIZED COFFEE IN THE UNITED STATES. …

: Of the cities that @NTKF and I have visited in the US, I think that San Francisco is the most …

: Two Brief Conversations: Alcatraz Attendant and Ohio Man Alcatraz Attendant (As we waited in line for our audio guides…) Attendant: Two Australians? …

: Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Co.!

: Driving down from Twin Peaks in San Francisco

: Church of 8 Wheels!

: A Brief Conversation with a Shopkeeper in San Francisco Martin: Hello, how are you? Shopkeeper: Hi there, I’m good! Tell you what, I’m visiting where you’re …

: The Long-awaited Pilgrimage to Cupertino Along with @NTKF, it was great finally to visit Apple Park, 1 Infinite Loop and the famous Apple …

: A Brief Conversation with the Attendant at Monterey Express Wash Laundromat Attendant: Have you heard of Brokenwood Mysteries? Martin: No, I haven’t. What’s that? Attendant: …

: For fancy dogs: public bowls in America now accept Apple Pay.

: Today we stopped at Ragged Point to check out an elephant seal birthing site. Incredible 😮🌊🌥

: Due to a ‘recall’ on the rental car that we were supposed to receive this morning, we were given a …

: LA’s Crown Jewel: Griffith Observatory Today, @NTKF and I wrapped up our tour of Los Angeles, starting and ending the day with visits to …

: I will always remember Los Angeles as the city where, no matter what time of day it was and no …

: Since arriving in the US, the most amusing thing that I’ve experienced is seeing the looks on …

: We sit down at a 24-hour restaurant in West Hollywood called Kitchen 24 and Semisonic’s Closing Time …

: The Conan set at Warner Bros in LA! 👨🏼‍🦰 It was fascinating to watch the show being put together.

: We had a very close call in the Cretaceous Period today.

: #Only time will tell if this Van Halen award will stand the test of time…#

: It’s very smart and strategic of Starbucks to hide the short option from its menu to encourage …

: Apple Carnegie Library, Washington DC Apple Carnegie Library is very cool. I’m generally sceptical of corporations moving into such …

: Although I’m not a religious person, seeing this first printed example of Gutenberg’s movable type …

: My favourite food stop so far in the US has been Let’s Mix! BiBiJa!. They make absolutely delicious …

: The American insistence on referring to them as ‘restrooms’ rather than ‘public toilets’ is …

: The National Museum of African American History and Culture in DC is wonderful: beautiful in its …

: Channelling the Susan Kare within, @NTKF designs desktop icons on a Macintosh Classic at the …

: We were very impressed by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. To be honest, I don’t …

: This room is in a quirky bookshop in Washington DC… we can assume what the shopkeeper’s …

: Hotel Edison, NYC It was good fun staying at this cool hotel, which @NTKF discovered is the site in Seinfeld where …

: I recently picked up this beauty at Strand in NYC. Have you seen it, @gruber? If not, it’s worth the …

: On this Day in 2015: Interface Design Exhibition in Sydney I really do love the Memories feature in Photos for iOS. It surfaced this gem! On this day, five …

: Apple West 14th Street Visiting this store, I couldn’t help but feel that it had a bit of a London vibe to it.

: We met some cute hamster friends at a pet shop in Flatiron today!

: I just had a pancake stack for breakfast at a New York diner. I‘d say that a large stack in …

: My inner child was most pleased at the Natural History Museum today.

: The World Trade Center’s overall public space, memorial fountains and underground museum are …

: The US continues to surprise… we quickly ducked into a Burger King for the first time in …

: I don’t really enjoy award shows but I watched some of the Golden Globes tonight purely for Ricky …

: Today in Central Park, we stumbled upon the setting for the final scene in John Wick 2.

: This place in New York City, Capizzi, makes one of the best pizzas that I’ve ever eaten.

: Meeting the real Kramer with @NTKF

: Initial Impressions of New York City As an Australian, here are some initial impressions of the US after only a few days in NYC: …

: Rumination 62: Carelessness on Lounge Ruminator

: Brooklyn Adventures The weather was perfect for a long walk around the city today.

: iPilgrimage to New York City Thursday Friday

: PhD Journal Entry 8: Pen(sive) Writing on Lounge Ruminator

: At Macca’s in Sydney Airport, hamburgers and fries come from a Futurama-esque dreamworld in the sky. …

: Happy New Year / Frohes Neues to everyone I’ve met here on Micro.blog! Thanks very much for making …

: New Year’s Eve game night! @NTKF, her sister and I have had a great evening of egg-and-spoon races, …

: Django attempts to camouflage with a cushion.

: The years fly by but rarely do we stop to appreciate how things have changed. In this final episode …

: I visit my Baba every weekend; she hails from North Macedonia and this is her Turkish coffee set-up. …

: My mother is a master of cheese boards.

: It’s a few years old now but I finally sat down to watch Anomalisa. What a genuine, funny and …

: This is Pickles, our resident guinea pig (statue) that we haven’t mentioned before. It sits on top …

: Today @NTKF and I had a wonderful time with my mum and sister, during what will likely be our one …

: A walk along Wollongong’s Blue Mile is a perfect way to end Boxing Day.

: In the seventh episode of the Lounge Ruminator podcast, Look Yonder!, I discuss the value of being …

: It’s not my favourite thing to do but we’re taking advantage of the Boxing Day sales for useful …

: Django, my brother’s-in-law Christmas pooch

: Well, that’s a bit confusing…

: When Christmas presents must be protected from family members’ dogs… (apparently they still …

: THE FESTIVUS FEATS OF STRENGTH (at a local swimwear shop, with sister Jodie in the offensive …

: We wish a Happy Festivus to all! May your grievances be aired freely and feats of strength be on …

: The transformation of the entertainment unit’s shelving into a majority book nook is now complete. …

: Why did I spend all of that money on an iPhone 11 Pro? To stick lenses in the faces of cute rodent …

: Luminous beings are we… not this crude matter!

: I just finished watching The Mask with @NTKF, who hadn’t watched it before. This film, along with …

: Sharing Home screens looks fun, so I thought that I’d jump on the bandwagon with a new page.

: Here’s an obligatory Rise of Skywalker post: do not read negative clickbait reviews; the movie is …

: A behind-the-scenes view of @NTKF’s guinea pig shot for Christmastime

: In the mood for more Sydney Harbour shots, so apologies for filling your feeds!

: I’ll never get sick of this place.

: In the latest episode of Lounge Ruminator, No Spoilers, Please!, I explain the effort that I’ve made …

: My generous colleague, Craig, who is also a Mac enthusiast, lent me this awesome copy of the …

: In the quest for efficiency, what are we really losing? Read Rumination 61: Automation Visualised on …

: This poster at BIG W perfectly encapsulates two grammatical issues in separate ruminations of mine …

: Wow… @NTKF and I just went to the cinema to see Knives Out. That was a lot of fun and …

: I feel proud and most amused that I somehow managed to get @NTKF mentioned on Accidental Tech …

: After hearing that others do it, I thought that it would be interesting to try the mouse+trackpad …

: I decided to repurpose the lower shelf of our entertainment unit; now I’m loving the look of our …

: On the latest episode of Lounge Ruminator, titled Interference, I reflect on my own use of online …

: Anyone have some spare Australian cash lying around?

: Congratulations to @NTKF on her first-ever dance concert as a tap dancer at the Arcadian’s Theatre! …

: During a quick trip to Target with @NTKF yesterday, I couldn’t stop myself from buying this little …

: My beloved city of Wollongong!

: A cheeky cockatoo came to visit this morning while we fed the guinea pigs and was rewarded for its …

: It’s 33 degrees Celsius today but still lovely to spend lunchtime in the shade. There’s a severe …

: On this day five years ago, I camouflaged perfectly with a chair.

: This latest episode of my Lounge Ruminator podcast, Immediate Recognition, is the result of a subtle …

: Our neighbours upstairs are very loud and seem to have very poor dexterity, as they drop things …

: There’s no end to the list of things that I can nitpick when out the shops! Read the latest …

: These little friends provide a nice, squeaky ambiance while I read in the lounge room.

: There are stereotypes for elderly drivers and then there’s this… Rumination 59: They See Me …

: A lovely day for the Makers’ Market at the University of Wollongong’s Innovation Campus ☀️

: PhD Journal Entry 6: Escape on Lounge Ruminator

: It starts to rain outside my office. A colleague asks, ‘Is it raining?’. Another colleague replies, …

: Hidden sketches in a public toilet wall

: Episode 3 of my Lounge Ruminator podcast, It’s the Principle of the Thing, is now available. In it I …

: During a recent commute, I thought about how the devices that we use today are already augmenting …

: Coldplay’s latest album, Everyday Life is easily the most musically interesting album since Viva la …

: Wow… Vivaldi recomposed by Max Richter on Apple Music

: On this day five years ago, I was just wandering around Berlin checking out cool stuff. I love that …

: One of the basic oxygen steel-making vessels in Port Kembla

: I was very fortunate to be visited at work by @NTKF today, who surprised me with the spontaneous …

: I agree with what Dan Moren has to say about autocorrect on sixcolors.com; I’d love to be able to …

: During a trip to the shops, @NTKF and I were excited to test the new Logi Ergonomic Mango.

: It has been a few days since I was on Micro.blog—too busy to think about it—which felt strange, now …

: The jacaranda tree at the front of our place is looking absolutely beautiful now that we’re in …

: Domestic cacophony

: When Belgian and Australian culture collide… (It’s hard to have a Gaytime on your own.)

: An awesome day at the Viva la Gong festival with @NTKF, featuring Sera’s delicious corn, soul …

: I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: any good Saturday morning must feature Rage on ABC TV.

: I get to use this photographic monster at work today. Woo!

: A great show tonight by Alex Lahey at Wollongong UniBar! Naturally her song Don’t Be So Hard on …

: I am impressed by For All Mankind and will be sticking with it.

: Rumination 57: Subconscious Ferrari on Lounge Ruminator

: Check out the second episode of my Lounge Ruminator podcast, It’s Complicated, in which I discuss …

: I could sit to watch these two for hours. 🥰🐤🐦

: In the last week, I have seen three different Tesla Model 3 vehicles in Wollongong and I am very …

: We got to meet this little cutie today! Meet Juliette, my aunt’s new puppy. 🐶 She likes to drink …

: Football in the library!

: Before going out for coffee this morning with @NTKF, I decided to wash our KeepCups. During the …

: It didn’t take me long to think of something to say for mbnov today: in typical fashion, I forgot my …

: Shot of an iPhone 11 Pro billboard with the telephoto lens of an iPhone 11 Pro

: My hopes are high for the show For All Mankind on Apple TV+ this week. Is anyone else looking …

: With the announcement of AirPods Pro, I feel like we need to establish some sort of ‘Apple …

: S1 E4: Marrying Petar Penka shares her memories of marrying Petar and what it was like to live together in the family …

: We took our friends to the park for a grassy lunch.

: A beautiful day at Wollongong harbour with our lovely German friends visiting from Sydney

: Leafy car park building in Wollongong

: I’m really excited to see new music from Coldplay.

: Client Liaison performed another fantastic show at the Wollongong Uni Bar tonight. They’re hilarious …

: Inconsistent Whimsy on Lounge Ruminator

: I walked past these beautiful flowers during my lunchtime stroll at work today; the smell was …

: It was lovely to go to the most recent Lifeline Book Fair in Berkeley this morning with @NTKF. …

: Our cute friend, Rocky the cockatiel!

: Looking towards Darling Harbour and Tumbalong Park in Sydney

: Ultra-wide is great for plane stuff.

: A quick time-lapse video from the Illawarra to Melbourne

: Watching @NTKF play indoor hockey in Unanderra

: One of my younger cousins had his 16th birthday today. I’m not old by any means but whenever I see …

: My inner child burst out at the antique shop this morning and I couldn’t resist buying this old …

: Café 10 Vintage & Collectables in Port Kembla

: A nice afternoon stroll through Nyrang Park in Keiraville

: Pigeonfest! 🐦

: Civic Plaza in Wollongong CBD brings back lots of memories: I used to teach drama and have been to …

: PhD Study Journal: Entry 4 📝 Yesterday I had my first joint meeting with both of my supervisors, Dr. Kate Bowles and Dr. Chris …

: A little walk through Wollongong Botanic Garden

: It’s a tough life.

: It was a beautiful out on my mum’s back deck yesterday. The long weekend went way too quickly.

: A wondrous Monday morning in Keiraville! Thank goodness for the public holiday today…

: This Micro Monday, I encourage you to follow my lovely wife, Natasha (@NTKF). I hassled her for a …

: Hans Zimmer Live (again) at Sydney Olympic Park

: @NTKF and I saw Ad Astra tonight and my goodness, it’s a fantastic film. It had better receive some …

: Night mode in iOS 13 can certainly produce some really fascinating shots, like this one that I took …

: One of the best things about Natasha having school holidays at the moment is that she can send me …

: I’m very fortunate to have a place like this to walk through and sit around at lunchtime. (I thought …

: I do enjoy an apocalyptic, post-nuclear landscape shot every so often during my lunchtime walk.

: Rumination 56: Holy Synergy! on Lounge Ruminator

: PhD Study Journal: Entry 3 📝 Today’s post is less of an academic update and more of a technical one: iPadOS has already made a …

: Guinea pig saladfest with night mode!

: I’m not a huge Janet Jackson fan but the song Rhythm Nation is pretty cool on HomePod.

: Another visitor today!

: Whilst I was feeding the guinea pigs, this little parrot dropped by to say hello!

: Tonight was a great opportunity to test night mode with iPhone 11 Pro in Wollongong. I am most …

: Natasha took this lovely shot of Rogue and Rio and I had to share it.

: I’m pleased to share the first episode of my Lounge Ruminator podcast! To kick things off, I …

: Port Kembla in New South Wales, Australia

: Natasha shared this video with me, which is an auto-generated memory by her iOS Photos app. The …

: When I was still on my previous iPhone, I had a lot of difficulty deciding which of the models that …

: The lunchtime walk was particularly lovely at work today.

: S1 E3: Meeting Petar Penka recalls when she first first met her late husband, Petar, and how the relationship progressed …

: Highways smack-bang through a city? That’s classic Sydney.

: Barangaroo

: George Street in Sydney has never looked so good.

: First ultra-wide-angle shot with iPhone 11 Pro! Yay Apple Store Sydney…

: Saladfest!

: Rumination No. 55: Would You Like Hyphens with That? on Lounge Ruminator

: PhD Study Journal: Entry 2 📝 I’m currently reading a fascinating book by renowned media ecologist Neil Postman, which is called …

: Coco loves his garden weeds!

: This big fluffer stood right next to us at the Giddy Goat café staring at us and people-watching. …

: Inspired by @burk, here are my favourites. I’m sure that I’ll think of more categories to add to the …

: Apple and Its Ever-changing, Unchanging Ecosystem on Lounge Ruminator

: As much as I enjoy the display of new products, there is much to agree with here about the way that …

: The weather was absolutely beautiful at MM Beach in Port Kembla this morning. I always feel grateful …

: I’m getting much better at the 3:00 am wake-up thing for live-streamed Apple events. Each time …

: The QuickTake moniker returns! 📱📸

: This is tangible evidence that the world is leaning more and more to the right.

: PhD Study Journal: Entry 1 📝 Wooo! I finally finished reading Mapping Media Ecology: Introduction to the Field, which is a …

: Figtree High School’s 50th Anniversary It was nostalgic and hilarious to go back to our local high school today, seeing historical …

: I’m super-pleased that my Feld Notes podcast is now available in Apple’s directory. It’s still a bit …

: It was worth buying a HomePod stereo pair just for Samskeyti by Sigur Rós.

: S1 E2: Penka’s Childhood (Part 2) Continuing the discussion about her childhood, Penka describes her experience at school, troubles …

: Natasha bought some flowers today and we found a friend inside! 🐌

: S1 E1: Penka’s Childhood (Part 1) In this first episode of Feld Notes, Martin speaks with his grandmother, Penka, about her memories …

: An invisible caller

: A Melbourne moment… hearing someone yell on the street, ‘I’ll add you on LinkedIn!’.

: I’m in Melbourne for work today and whenever I visit, I feel like it’s a bizarro version of Sydney …

: I recently stumbled upon this great photo of the suburb where I grew up, which is called Figtree. It …

: In my work, I have the pleasure of using ad campaign managers for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. …

: As Ace Ventura would say…

: After much preparation and communicating with supervisors, I finally get to start my part-time PhD. …

: Budgie feast!

: I managed to crush this milk bottle without leaking any of it!

: I love this sculpture at the University of Wollongong Library. Yay books! 📚

: ABC RN recently shared a fantastic new episode of its podcast The Philosopher’s Zone, called …

: More often than not, marketing goes a bit too far. Rumination 53: Needless Storytellers on Lounge …

: I bumped into an old friend briefly in Sydney.

: Approaching the greatest building in the world…

: Photo challenge by @macgenie (day ten): this is how friends enjoy a pigloo together.

: Check out this great piece of writing on writing by Dr. Kate Bowles on her site Music for …

: These two flew next to the door where we normally put their wooden play equipment and patiently …

: Clearly I talk about Apple, podcasts and Apple podcasts too much: Natasha came home with this for …

: Rumination 52: Overstated Minimalism on Lounge Ruminator

: Photo challenge by @macgenie (day seven): feel a sense of relief, you will.

: Since interacting with people on Micro.blog, I feel like my view has broadened, as I’ve seen posts …

: Here’s my oldest friend, Evan, killing it on keyboard with local band The Tornadoes. You’ll notice …

: Photo challenge by @macgenie (day four): family is without a doubt the most important thing in my …

: I often find myself feeling a bit unsettled in moments where I’m doing nothing. It’s nice to do …

: Photo challenge by @macgenie (day three): lunchtime for guinea pigs is also relaxation time—often …

: Photo challenge by @macgenie (day one): waiting for your runaway guinea pig to leave a tight spot …

: Here’s another Harbour shot from yesterday in Wollongong.

: A gorgeous day at Belmore Basin in Wollongong

: I still enjoy Twitter to a degree, however I’ve found that Micro.blog is where I prefer to …

: We watched episode 11 (S3) of The Handmaid’s Tale on SBS On Demand last night. Wow… …

: I don’t normally have things set up this way at work, however I realised that I have three Mac …

: Empty roundabout in Port Kembla

: Rumination No. 49: Centring Is Overrated on Lounge Ruminator

: I love Sydney but I found a satirical piece that makes a good point about the place. Read more in …

: I don’t have kids but I agree with this article from NPR about how to be a responsible parent in the …

: Remembering iBook: the ‘iMac to Go’ on Lounge Ruminator

: Important update! The pudding was delicious.

: Tonight we’ll be having our weekly dinner at my mum’s place and all that I can think …

: The show that I easily miss watching the most would have to be Battlestar Galactica. It really has …

: This ridgey-didge, ‘double-automatic’ Roache hand-dryer includes an illustrated …

: Oh, the irony…

: Greek-Italian time-lapse wedding dance video…

: I always feel a sense of sadness and nostalgia when I see the old, abandoned monorail stations in …

: Darling Harbour, Sydney

: It’s great when Natasha is on school holidays because she can meet me for lunch whilst I’m at …

: One of the benefits of being married to a primary school teacher is that she sometimes finds old …

: Mmmm… Kentucky Fried Handbags are fingerlickin’ good…

: I’m watching Natasha play hockey today and it is so windy that the clubhouse in which I’m standing …

: Strewth, mate… now that’s a bloody Aussie trophy cabinet. The broken shelf and dodgy doors? …

: I’m grateful to work with such supportive people. Still, the best thing to happen was being …

: That state of Australian news publications is most upsetting… Rumination No. 47: Hardly …

: The different bits of International Convention Centre Sydney

: Now all that I need is iPadOS and a mouse…

: Apple and the Cult of Personality on Lounge Ruminator

: Support Great Storytelling at ‘The Nib’ on Lounge Ruminator

: Paco and Coco enjoyed some grass at the park! (Excuse my slightly over-the-top Kath & Kim-esque …

: Illawarra hockey spray

: Let’s make every day a casual Friday: Rumination No. 44: Shorts at Work, Pls on Lounge …

: Micro.blog is certainly the place for me now, however I wanted to reflect on the mixed experience …

: I’ve noticed a number of American shows that poke fun at Canada—Australians do the same thing …

: Here’s my shortest film review ever: Toy Story 4 is brilliant.

: Six years with this very special woman! 😍 Natasha has the best sense of humour and can be seen here …

: I was asked by an old colleague to translate a medical report for her dad, who has pneumonia whilst …

: Natasha posted a photo of Coco the Pepsi on Facebook’s Potatoes with Legs group, however we though …

: Paco and Coco’s Sunday breakfast fun!

: Rare Australian trolleys spotted in their native habitat

: Gelato Messina Appreciation Class Natasha and I had a fantastic morning at Gelato Messina HQ in Rosebery, Sydney, which included a …

: Now this is an amusing way to charge one’s Apple Pencil.

: Whilst I don’t have video, here is photographic evidence for @macgenie that I did indeed participate …

: I’ve never had a nickname but today, after talking about typefaces at length, a colleague called me …

: I’ve never drunk coffee purely for the rush, however the act of simply delaying the hot beverage to …

: Natasha brought some ruby chocolate home for me to try for the first time. That stuff is delicious; …

: These two cuties never cease to entertain me.

: People mock HomePod for apparently being an overpriced non-bestseller but it’s honestly one of the …

: I gave my iPhone to Natasha to check out the Mac Pro AR demo and she did this. Once she handed it …

: I’m sure that Kurt Cobain would have been thrilled with this.

: Now this is a useful notification! Great show

: Challenging Three Apple Myths on Lounge Ruminator

: Star Wars: Identities at the Powerhouse Museum The crowds were ridiculous but I managed to take people-free photos. Phew…

: As usual, Sydney’s Vivid Festival was seriously crowded but really beautiful.

: I got to use CarPlay for the first time today and I thought that this would be a good way to test …

: Now that was an impressive keynote. With all of the changes, particularly the shift to a more …

: With this, Siri has proven its usefulness and understanding of my needs.

: This Micro Monday, check out @renem for his great photos.

: These two will sit happily on your shoulder for ages.

: watchOS Independence on Lounge Ruminator

: Reports of iTunes’s potential shutdown or break-up into separate apps has finally hit the mainstream …

: Obscura 2 for iOS has some really nice filters. Everything always looks quite other-worldly, without …

: Rumination No. 39: Behold the Catapostrophe! on Lounge Ruminator

: macOS ‘About’ Boxes on Lounge Ruminator

: What a lovely way to start a Saturday! I’m sitting with my Baba, watching Rage on her TV and …

: I’m trying to take my writing more seriously and get it out there a bit more. 😀 You can now …

: These cute animals certainly enjoyed their breakfast this morning. As usual, the guinea pigs …

: I’ve now been in my current job for a year. That’s hardly a huge milestone, however …

: Eight years ago, I was a strange one. No shame.

: The air-conditioning at work is down for the second day in a row, whilst they perform maintenance …

: Rumination No. 37: LinkedIn Tales of Love and Adversity on Lounge Ruminator

: This will be a highlight of 2019: Bamboleo with André Reyes (of the Gipsy Kings) in Sydney.

: The votes are in!

: This cockatoo doesn’t care about the election either.

: Sleepy ducks couldn’t give a stuff about the election today.

: Beautiful Audley in the Royal National Park

: In a recent episode of ATP, John had a bit of a Fergie moment from The Black Eyed Peas.

: Friends in the park!

: Besides the fact that there should be a hyphen, this sounds like quite an aggressive device.

: Accessibility for Everyone on Lounge Ruminator

: It’s fair to say that I was not caught up in royal baby fever last week. I do have some …

: It’s not often that they stay this still and behave for a video. Sorry for the bird-spamming!

: Rogue and Rio are getting used to their new play centre!

: Yes, yes and yes: It’s Time to Break up Facebook by Chris Hughes (The New York Times)

: Some cockatoos were out for a little walk and a feed in MacCabe Park today. They crack me up with …

: Natasha is a talented photographer; whenever I approach butterflies, they fly away.

: Natasha and I stopped at Coffika at Ikea for a fika (Swedish for ‘break’) and my goodness, the …

: Ahhh, Coca-Cola… you’re missing a hyphen here. How else would we enjoy ice, other than cold?

: So much for airport security! Whilst on free Wi-Fi at Brisbane Airport today, I noticed that I could …

: I do enjoy walking past this plane at Illawarra Regional Airport.

: Rumination No. 35: Hotel Literature on Lounge Ruminator

: I could not agree more with what @marco had to say about big podcasts on the latest ATP. People …

: Wollongong Harbour on a wonderfully sunny day!

: Check out my quick review of the film Carmen and Lola on Lounge Ruminator.

: Some thoughts on the significance of system branding… macOS 10.etc.etc. on Lounge Ruminator

: This arrived at my office earlier in the week, addressed to me, and I have no idea who sent it.

: I should have reached this milestone a long time ago but I’ve finally reached 100 posts on my blog …

: Have you received any annoying notifications from Apple Music recently? I have. Read more in Apple …

: ‘Boys with ALTITUDE!’ A post by @natashakandilas…

: Today I saw a young kid out with family, riding a scooter and wearing a large crucifix. I accept …

: Former Prime Minister (and regular buffoon) Tony Abbott was recently surprised by the seemingly new …

: During a trip to the vet yesterday, Natasha discovered that one of our budgies, Rogue, is in fact …

: The Easter long weekend is drawing to a close. It was fantastic to have the time to catch up with …

: Great billboard

: This is an annual tradition for me and Natasha. Palace Cinemas in Sydney has the best film …

: Like @macgenie’s guinea pigs, mine also enjoy sharing cucumber.

: Perfect weather in Wollongong today!

: Peak nerd: listening to Kyrie by Mr. Mister through the bedside-table iPod Hi-Fi (or ‘old HomePod’, …

: My Vote Compass 2019 results! Yay Australian politics

: A lovely sunset over Mt. Keira during the ride home

: A number of tech commentators believe that Apple should acquire Nintendo. I agree that this would be …

: For guinea pigs, this is truly the life.

: Australian lawnmower advertising

: I Want It All by Queen is one of my favourite songs to play on the HomePods. In contrast to other …

: Great success at the Dapto Markets with Natasha!

: Rumination No. 34: Barista in Beta – Lounge Ruminator

: The best view

: Daily Rumination No. 33: Takeaway on a Plate

: Hello there, Illawarra! It’s good to be home. 🏡

: See ya, Melbourne. 🌇👋🏼

: I’m away for work at the moment and have been thinking about the unusual experience of dining alone. …

: Some online commentators seemed confused about the purpose of Apple’s recent services event. I had a …

: Melbourne sky

: I was thrilled to spot a lyrebird in Morton National Park today! It sounded like various native …

: Bee in motion!

: 30-pin Stereo Syndrome is still a harsh reality for many.

: A lovely day in Kangaroo Valley 🦘

: Daily Rumination No. 30: Screenshots – Lounge Ruminator

: Easily one of the cutest movie characters

: I’ve concluded that certain people must think that I’m strange. Whenever I bring up …

: Sith bricks

: Daily Rumination No. 27: Instagram Is Dead (to Me) – Lounge Ruminator

: I deleted my Instagram account today and it feels great. The tipping point was being able to import …

: The tool for importing all Instagram photos into Micro.blog is brilliant. Now I just have to tidy up …

: Of course, a German is responsible for this great idea. Australia truly lacks vision sometimes. …

: It’s the 20th anniversary of The Matrix today! I wrote this last year and thought that it was …

: Slightly rainy Saturday mornings are the best mornings.

: Daily Rumination No. 24: The Value of British Humour – Lounge Ruminator

: I’m a big fan of the new, quirky Arthur’s Food Store on Wentworth Street in Port Kembla. I carry on …

: The same people in the office ask me frequently if I am experiencing computer and Internet issues at …

: I don’t miss commuting at all: Daily Rumination No. 23: The Productivity-in-Transit Lifestyle – …

: I can watch these two for ages. Animals live in the moment in a way that humans generally can’t …

: Here are my latest Daily Ruminations on Lounge Ruminator: Skype Etiquette; We’ve Golden Soil …

: It’s great to have Alien join me at my desk at work. Hopefully it will frighten anyone away who …

: I visited the Sydney office for a work event. It is a pretentious place and the coffee machine …

: This product name sounds like a mildly offensive instruction.

: It’s amusing to me when people at work say to me that twenty-somethings are entitled and way less …

: Daily Rumination No. 19: The Age of Aquarius – Lounge Ruminator

: Rogue and Rio will happily sit on your head for quite some time.

: New South Wales democracy sausages!

: Daily Rumination No. 17: Sautéed Brain on Lounge Ruminator

: Check out Daily Ruminations No. 15 and 16: On Writing (So Far) and Unknown Spaces

: Now that I’m back at my Mac, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 is a brilliant way to drown out …

: We just had an evacuation test at work; I think that it’s the first time in years that some …

: Daily Rumination No. 14: Unwanted Comments – Lounge Ruminator

: It is most amusing to watch two budgies trying to eat the tassels of a rug.

: I have to say: it’s pretty hilarious to arrive at work in the morning and hear another employee …

: I have never seen anyone who acts like this when wearing headphones.

: I had some thoughts to share today about how people misuse LinkedIn. Read more in Daily Rumination …

: This Micro Monday, say hi to @baldur, who posts interesting articles that range from culture to …

: I always enjoy a good walk during lunchtime at work. This raven was doing its typical Australian …

: Check out Daily Ruminations 10, 11 and 12 for my latest moments of overthinking: Teeming with …

: It’s a rainy Sunday afternoon and I’m sitting down, reading a great book in the comfort of my home. …

: If you haven’t heard the latest episode of Accidental Tech Podcast, check it out. @liss, @marco and …

: On this wonderfully rainy day, Rogue and Rio are perched on their play-centre and happily singing …

: This is how we do playgrounds in Wollongong… stick a palm tree through sandstone!

: Natasha brought this surprise home for me today! The grip on the bottom is particularly amusing. …

: Pixelmator Pro is truly a great application. I’ve found it really useful at work and it has helped …

: Daily Ruminations No. 8 and 9: The Sad State of TV and A Fresh Cup of #Caffeinespiration

: Paco and Coco were a little bit scared of the massive storm, so we brought them inside to eat corn …

: I couldn’t help but post this photo. You’re looking at the room-number sign from the hotel where I …

: This hotel in Brisbane feels like a family resort in the early 1990s (at best). It was built and …

: I spotted an item with an interesting name on a menu at McDonald’s today: Daily Rumination No. 7: …

: Australia has a very interesting relationship with coffee. Read more in Daily Rumination No. 6: …

: First it was soy milk, then it was avocado and now it’s light bulbs. Daily Rumination No. 5: Hipster …

: We spent some time at Cordeaux Dam today. The weather was beautiful there but the water level is …

: I had a lot to say about hyphens in Daily Rumination No. 4: Compound Modifiers – Lounge Ruminator.

: Daily Rumination No. 3: Many Thanks on Lounge Ruminator

: I’ve been using the beta version of Affinity Publisher on my Mac at work and I have to say …

: Daily Rumination No. 2: Crests on Lounge Ruminator

: Daily Rumination No.1: Caps on Lounge Ruminator

: I love the snarky and humorous comments that appear in CARROT Weather’s Apple Watch complications …

: We’re very fortunate to live near (but not in) this gorgeous city).

: Hearing people end their sentences with the words ‘but’ and ‘at’ will always …

: To me, this button is an admission from Microsoft that the default ribbon in the Office Suite does …

: Ah yes… who could forget Australia’s famous NASA Batteries? They proudly powered all American …

: Happy Micro Monday! Make sure to follow @ChrisJWilson for consistently interesting discussions and …

: Today was my first time ever riding a bicycle to work, since starting a new role back in my home …

: Happy adoption birthday, Coco! ❤️⭐️❤️

: Adventures in the park!

: Someone clearly didn’t think ahead.

: Chinotto is one of my favourite beverages and whenever I have to explain to people what it is, they …

: It’s official: our budgies, Rogue and Rio, absolutely love Queen. So much chirping!

: The United Soviet Socialist Republics of Wollongong

: Being able to control playback and volume on my HomePods from my Apple Watch under `Now Playing’ is …

: Wonderwalls in Port Kembla Natasha and I had a wonderful time roaming the streets of Port Kembla during the 2019 Wonderwalls …

: Paco and Coco are thoroughly enjoying fresh weeds in their inverted pigloos!

: These two make me extraordinarily happy when I return from work each day. They love it when I stick …

: Last night, I had the enormous pleasure of watching Australian comedian Anh Do at the Sydney Opera …

: Inside the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall

: This is one of the stranger items that I have seen left on a lunch table at work.

: I know that people tend to scoff whenever Apple tries to enforce desktop minimalism but I’m a …

: Could this be the best day ever? Who would have thought that my ATP pin and Mac mini for work would …

: These dodgy, old light switches almost look like little birds peering out from gaps in a building.

: I love the colours that you can get with filters in Obscura.

: The addition of categories is really fantastic. I’ve gone through all of my posts since …

: There’s something a bit sad about making a chair in the shape of something that’s used for health …

: The things that you spot in antique shops… here’s a gigantic map of the United States and …

: Depending on the angle, this is either a lovely, well-maintained and expansive lawn in front of a …

: Google’s disrespect for design standards in iOS is somewhat frustrating. Here’s a little example: …

: This Micro Monday, I encourage you to check out @numericcitizen, who has frequent thoughts on the …

: A welcome visitor!

: My wife, Natasha, was quite enthusiastic whilst collecting weeds for our guinea pigs. Fortunately, …

: After a recent post by @burk, I couldn’t help but get a Keytron mechanical keyboard too.

: Watching Rage on a Saturday morning is about the most Australian thing that one can do, even if a …

: The corporate tendency to send instructions (for any given work process) in the form of verbose …

: On this day five years ago, I was drooling over a Mac Pro and Thunderbolt Display at the (now …

: It has been some time since I wrote it but I decided to make my 2013 honours thesis ‘It Just Works’ …

: Clouds over Bowral in the Southern Highlands

: My wonderful wife Natasha threw a surprise ‘bbirthday’ party for me with family and friends, along …

: I’m not a poet but I thought that the Mac’s 35th birthday would be a fun and cheesy …

: Dead gum

: Being a marketing communications person in a human resources department is a very interesting …

: Is it just me or is ‘dumpster fire’ one of the most overused, melodramatic terms on American tech …

: ‘Why HomePod Is My Favourite New(er) Apple Product’ on Lounge Ruminator

: M.G. Siegler’s points about the need for a smaller iPhone are spot-on and I felt the need to …

: It’s amazing how much more motivated I am at work when I pull out my own iPad Pro to perform …

: Although I’m not a fan of Australia Day at all, I am very much looking forward to the long weekend.

: Wear OS apparently isn’t in the best place right now. I shared some thoughts based on a recent …

: I work in marketing but something that annoys me about the field is its overuse of the word …

: Looking over the Tasman Sea from Port Kembla (long exposure on iPhone 7 Plus)

: There just isn’t enough time each week to listen to all of my podcast subscriptions; work gets in …

: It was a glorious day in Austinmer today.

: For some time, Natasha has been concerned that late-night activity reminders on Apple Watch can be …

: After a great discussion by @gruber and @jsnell about Photos for Mac and iOS, I thought that …

: I’m very jealous. Whilst I’ve been at work today, my wife Natasha (who still has holidays) has been …

: Here are some thoughts that I had recently on Apple and Google Smartphone Branding – Lounge …

: I’m over all of this 21st century start-up pretentiousness. Bespoke, Organic, Artisan Hipster …

: These are two new installations at Wollongong Botanic Garden: separate sculptures to represent our …

: Macarons from McCafé really just look like miniature Big Macs made of chocolate now.

: We had some beautiful rainbow lorrikeets visit us this morning. Our two budgies, Rogue and Rio, were …

: Mt. Keira, Wollongong, Port Kembla and Lake Illawarra from Robertson’s Lookout

: The Handmaid’s Tale is an excellent show but who on Earth would buy a calendar that’s based the …

: I just finished seeing Toto live in Sydney and it was one of the most excessive, hilarious and …

: Choose Your Own Adventure with Café Signage – Lounge Ruminator

: I think there’s a sale.

: This is the second New Year’s Day in a row that I’ve had to kill a huntsman spider early in the …

: Happy New Year / Frohes Neues from Martin, Natasha, Coco and Paco!

: I’ve discovered the best use for Apple Pencil yet: official writing implement for Scrabble scores on …

: To Paco, dry eucalyptus leaves are like potato chips.

: Sunset over Wollongong

: Have you ever been to an RSL or bowling club in Australia? The rules are a little perplexing. Read …

: Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you: the height of Australian culture.

: Settling into a three-hour episode of The Talk Show with a fresh supply of super-fizzy water…

: I seriously love the app LookUp; the interface is gorgeous and the extra effort that’s spent on each …

: It was absolutely stunning at Port Kembla Beach this morning; it pays to go early before the crowds …

: Paco and Coco had a lot of fun at the park today. They could seriously eat grass forever.

: I took this last year in Port Kembla but it’s still one of my favourite shots.

: Natasha and I are wearing matching Seinfeld shirts today but we noticed that some people seemed …

: Looking over the Illawarra

: Flying back to Wollongong

: My wife Natasha took this photo of Coco and Paco getting into the Christmas spirit.

: This is certainly a safer way to undo than shaking your device… pulianas.com

: I call it: Coffee Cup Eclipse.

: …and here’s the plane again.

: The massive Qantas plane on display at Illawarra Regional Airport!

: Natasha and I were shopping at Aldi when we found these doormats in the ‘central Germanic bargain …

: After much fiddling around since getting my iPad Pro 10.5-inch last year (like a nerd), I’ve …

: If our government put as much effort into understanding technology as it does in rolling its …

: Corporate drivel drives me crazy. I heard this actual sentence from someone speaking on the phone: …

: Black and white can make the most mundane shots that much more interesting.

: Today I’m at Macquarie University in Sydney to support my wife, who’s here with her students for a …

: Lying under a tree during lunchtime at work was blissful. It’s a beautiful day today.

: Last night, I had the pleasure of seeing Michael Palin live at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney. I wrote …

: This is what my sit-stand desk at work is called. It cracks me up every morning.

: Magpies on the lookout…

: I like to think outside. Outdoor Rumination – Lounge Ruminator

: As far as I’m concerned, these are the only cufflinks worth wearing. I sported these on my wedding …

: I have very strong thoughts on the presentation of napkins. Napkins – Lounge Ruminator

: For anyone who hasn’t heard, you can now buy land in a new suburb in the south-west of Sydney …

: I experienced the worst death by PowerPoint today. It was as if someone had vomited fine print onto …

: Our beloved Mt. Keira

: I call this: The Horror of Windows World.

: This is the most Australian thing ever.

: I love my city but it has its strange bits: Wollongong in Transformation on Lounge Ruminator

: Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra (Berlin Philharmonic & Herbert von Karajan) is musical …

: I know that no network is perfect but I continue to be impressed with Micro.blog. I don’t feel like …

: Our bottle-opener is seriously called ‘Gilbert the Fish’. That’s how it was sold. Thank you for the …

: I love using Walkie-Talkie on Apple Watch. What seems like a fun and trivial feature is actually …

: iPad Pro as Your Everyday Computer – Lounge Ruminator

: I continue to enjoy using ca-mera. It makes even the most ordinary places and things look …

: It is so hot in the office today; the word ‘torturous’ comes to mind.

: Coco and Paco really enjoyed their bath.

: A few thoughts about one of my favourite films… Almost 20: ‘The Matrix’ – Lounge Ruminator

: Can you believe this? Almost 20: ‘The Matrix’ – Lounge Ruminator

: One of the world’s greatest mysteries has been solved: Wombat Poop – Lounge Ruminator

: On Micro Monday, follow @kulturnation I’ve learnt a lot about apples (in German).

: Some things never change… Abbott vs. Turnbull: Republic Debate (1993) – Lounge Ruminator

: We still haven’t found the huntsman.

: Natasha and I discovered a gigantic huntsman above our bookshelves last night. Unfortunately, it …

: This really was a brilliant show and I should have written about it earlier: Bill Murray, Jan Vogler …

: Playing around with ca-mera

: Who needs door handles? This is much better.

: Galahs never enjoy being followed. Sorry, galah.

: Rio and Rogue were keen to sit at the dining room table.

: The excessively wasteful season is upon us.

: It’s important to say ‘hello’ to people you don’t know. Passing the Newspaper – Lounge Ruminator

: Elon Musk on ‘Recode Decode’ with Kara Swisher – Lounge Ruminator

: Photo Metadata on iOS – Lounge Ruminator

: At the famous Messina HQ in Rosebery for their Messina Eats: Breakfast!

: World Square in Sydney

: We finally received our wedding photos and this is one of my absolute favourites.

: They must always be at the top of anything.

: It’s Micro Monday! Follow @yorrike and partake in enjoyable conversation.

: I have a thing for shooting bark with Halide.

: Sorry, one more…

: One big, happy family!

: We were thrilled to welcome two new family members this weekend! Meet Rio (left) and Rogue (right).

: It’s a beautiful day in Coledale, north of Wollongong.

: Bohemian Rhapsody is absolutely brilliant… incredible casting, awesome soundtrack and …

: This IKEA Hektar looks like a UFO crossed with an Australian Rules football.

: The camera app Halide is definitely fun to use.

: This cockatoo was not happy that I was following it for a picture.

: Natasha and I are most pleased with our new bookshelves. Books really are a great …

: Guinea pig friends

: Inspired by @burk, I’m sharing my current watch face on Series 4. It’s dense but oh-so-useful!

: I loved that you kept the dog sounds in your most recent podcast episode, @gruber.

: Having a larger screen is great but it’s the haptic digital crown that makes the Apple Watch Series …

: My wife, Natasha, often forgets that the speaker in our bedroom is called ‘iPod Hi-Fi’ and instead …

: My sister bought an awesome pair of Nikola Tesla socks for me and I am most pleased with them.

: Windows ruins everything.

: MONA’s famous poo machine…

: Hobart has some pretty cool street art, if you look carefully.

: The Memorial Garden at Port Arthur is exceptionally well done.

: Port Arthur is fantastic for taking photos.

: The artworks at MONA were astounding but in all honesty I was equally impressed by this wall in the …

: This furry friend greets you at the entrance of Richmond’s Pooseum in Tasmania.

: Everyone, this is my remarkably creative wife, Natasha, dressed as Mr. Bean’s take on the famous …

: Classics at The Mac Shop in Launceston!

: Remembering the thylacine in Launceston, Tasmania 😔

: Claude Road (under Mt. Roland) in Tasmania… the most awesome Airbnb site that we have ever …

: Dove Lake and Cradle Mountain in Tasmania

: DO NOT PAINT.

: Lake St. Clair in Tasmania

: Yesterday I had the pleasure of marrying my wonderful Natasha. It’s all very new and strange but I’m …

: Paco had plenty of room to enjoy on our new timber flooring (sans furniture). Of course, he just …

: Our beautiful rainbow lorikeet friends returned for fruit snacks!

: Ah yes… on this day two years ago, I was thrilled to perform Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos in …

: There’s an Irish accent available for Siri?! Switching now…

: The ability to assign shortcuts with text phrases for podcasts in iOS 12 is fantastic. I would often …

: Targeting I remember the early days of Instagram, when it was an iOS-only app for simple, filtered …

: Say ‘hello’ to my deer friends! Even though they aren’t native, they are cute and welcome visitors …

: Back when I was working in Sydney, I often sat in a gigantic foyer in a building on Bligh Street. …

: There’s a current fitness poster in my office building that includes an iPod Video in its design. …

: According to his LinkedIn account, Malcolm Turnbull is still the Prime Minister of Australia.

: According to the great activist and academic Raj Patel, capitalism began with the plough. Here he is …

: Australian journalist Peter Greste interviewing Chelsea Manning via satellite at the Sydney Opera …

: Ok another Sydney Opera House shot…

: Apple Sydney is even nicer when almost no one is around!

: If you can’t afford it, lie down in front of it.

: das Olympiastadion I’ve taken many photos whenever I’ve travelled but this has to be one of my favourites. …

: Are there any other microbloggers out there whose family members constantly fall asleep during films …

: Long Exposure with iPhone A relatively recent iOS software addition that I wish that I could use more often is long-exposure …

: The Big Phone! When I first made a phone call Dick-Tracy-style (and through AirPods) with my Apple Watch, I thought …

: It doesn’t matter how many times I visit the Sydney Opera House… it still blows me away.

: Inspired by the home screens of @endonend and @pyrmont, here’s mine. You can probably tell that I …

: I was going through some old photos, when suddenly I stumbled on this Messages screenshot from 2015: …

: Bark One of the things that I’ve always missed about Australia whenever I’ve travelled overseas is the …

: This Micro Monday, I encourage you to check out @pyrmont: a fellow Australian with some great ideas …

: Hockey Husband-to-Be I decided to take the good ol’ Canon to my fiancée’s hockey game on the weekend and found it to be a …

: AirPodLess Today I experienced what is quite possibly the worst first-world problem ever: forgetting to take my …

: Cheap, Fast Furniture After watching the recent second season of War on Waste on ABC TV, I’ve been taking even more notice …

: Rainbow Lorikeet Couple I was going through some old animal shots of mine and came across this one of two rainbow lorikeets. …

: Cockatoos I love native Australian birds but my favourite has to be the sulphur-crested cockatoo. They’re …

: The Perfect Pet I’ve never been much of a pet person but I have always loved other people’s animals—particularly …

: I had the opportunity to cover my company’s day of official announcements for its financial …

: This is my beloved Wollongong with Port Kembla in the centre. It’s a place of great beauty, …

: For anyone in the U.S. who’s interested, there’s a wealthy industrialist in Australia by the name of …

: I think that this poor bird was getting sick of being chased around by my camera. I wasn’t …

: First Official Micro.blog Post! Well, it’s nice to be here. Thank you to @liss for recommending this site. :)

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: This sums up #Sydney quite well, I think.

: Introduced backyard friends

: Yay #VivalaGong! 🎉 #Wollongong

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: A most McBeautiful day in #Sydney

: There was a dinosaur on my desk today. 👨🏽‍💻 #iOS11 #AR #iPhone #MonsterPark

: Why would you live anywhere else? #Wollongong

: These vines made a tree! 🌳 #Sydney #ShotoniPhone

: 23 #ShotoniPhone

: #Sydney Layers 🏙 #ShotoniPhone #obscuraapp

: Steve Jobs, 2007: “iPhone runs OS X”.📱 #Greek #senior #technologia #tennotX

: #Sydney: forever under construction 🚜

: The Pyramids of Port Kembla #ShotoniPhone

: Crushing tinned tomatoes… 🍅 #ShotoniPhone #Sydney

: ALL HAIL THE INTERROBANG!

: Wow… thank you for an unbelievable show, #sigurros. 🎵🇮🇸🔊 #Sydney

: Hopefully we will indeed witness the end of the creation of long awkward titles for the sequels …

: Attacked by seagulls in #Wollongong

: One of the best stage shows that I’ve ever seen… @sydneytheatreco #1984

: The gorgeous @natashakandilas 🌟 #Illawarra #deptheffect #iphone7plus

: #sustainability

: Bridge

: I do what I want.

: Hello, friend.

: Paco the Taco (feat. Carrot)

: No other city could have been used as the setting for #thematrix. 🏙#Sydney #scifi #movies

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: Advanced trolley parking (feat. the Rock)

: This building always reminds me of the brilliant helicopter scene in #TheMatrix… 📽🚁

: ‘Graffiti Pijun’ 🐦 (not sure if it’s actually a pigeon, but I’m claiming …

: Good job

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: #Sydney Silhouettes

: Old meets sorta new

: natashakandilas loves #iPod socks. 

: Post-apocalyptic beach

: Blinds

: No better place

: We’ve come a long way.  #Apple #iPod

: Gong Noir

: She made me a ring!!! 😍 #AppleWatch #SydneyTrains #green

: The popular cycle track

: The insanity of #Sydney CBD

: Owl friends at The Red Kitchen #iphone7plus #deptheffect

: 😍🐕😍

: WELCOME TO THE PIJUNSPHERE.

: We made a new friend this morning. #cockatoo

: Swirly Sydney Thing

: Bee friend

: Get it? Got it? Good.

: Another hilarious blast from the past… @reneritchie @imoregram #apple #throwback

: Buildings and sky #poetic

: Friends on the lawn…

: Loving the new depth effect on #iphone7plus

: Slightly warped road

: Pole-mirror selfie with the wonderful Baba

: Glass

: A stone’s throw from the Choo Choo Express!

: This makes a lot of sense: Changi Airport has bins that are shaped like the items that they receive. …

: What a lovely day!

: Ok…

: Inside a dryer #sowow

: Comedy ‘Siri-style’ #AppleWatch

: Nice to find a part of the city where one can breathe…

: Paco amongst the clovers

: Love it. Thanks @natashakandilas. #Mac #AppleWatch

: I have become a coat-rack of sorts for @natashakandilas.

: Yay Link Bracelet! Thanks @natashakandilas #AppleWatch

: Someone in Wollongong is really keen on Ebola; I’ve sent this in a few places!

: Genuine artists! Taco and iPod with @natashakandilas

: Love that ceiling #prisma

: Another McMural

: McMural

: Well, Chicko’s has always been known for its spelling.

: How gargantuan was the potato from whence this chip came?!

: Every single day, I make sure to ask #Siri the important questions in life. #AppleWatch

: Време со дедо! (Time with Dedo!)

: Apocalypse!

: We love it here!

: Brilliant

: #renewable #Apple #Sydney

: It seems I truly have a sloth in my room. Even as I accidentally knocked Darby off my chair, he held …

: I love this place.

: Parallel Universe

: Why doesn’t my head ever fit into photos? #elainebenes

: I think this photo sums up @jodiefeld particularly well. #dogwhisperer

: These days, you’d have to be a dummy to buy one in the first place.

: Easy to confuse the two

: The beautiful @natashakandilas reads the names of hundreds of immigrants outside Adelaide’s …

: Camrys are pretty intense in South Australia.

: I went to the Vatican today.

: Munching ‘organic’ popcorn on the streets of Sydney… living the high life!

: #sketchesapp has the power of making me think I’m an artist when I’m not.

: Bearer of Pizza #AppleWatch

: Mmm… appealing…

: Still admiring my handiwork at #Officeworks from the other day… #iPadPro #AdobeSketch #pigeon

: WELCOME TO SOVIET UNION.

: natashakandilas is really pleased with her stool today! :)

: Thank you, @natashakandilas, for enabling my already dangerous obsession. Loving the blue band! …

: My Kindergarten drawing on #iPadPro today using #AdobeSketch… (Don’t judge the app by …

: natashakandilas and I made a slug friend.

: jodiefeld, carrier of ice-cream

: Apparently the two companies have merged. I’ve always wanted to be able to buy a milkshake and …

: #AudiR8

: Who knew Sydney had some colour?

: Thanks for the nifty watchband, @jodiefeld ⌚️👍🏼 #AppleWatch

: Possum knows all…

: OMG SAH PRETTY

: Nescafé on the Street

: Duck friend

: They’re watching me.

: I really love this thing. #AppleWatch

: Good taste AND flavour? I’m sold!

: I call this: “Raising one’s PC monitor up to one’s eye-level German-style”. …

: Pwetty

: ‘Twas a lovely day.

: Who doesn’t love this wall? #Wollongong

: #Wollongong Harbour

: Wow… #StarWars #Myer

: How can I fit one of these into my room? #Apple #Sydney

: Yes, this will fit many emergency patients. #smart

: My mother: “I didn’t win the Powerball jackpot but I did win $25, so I got you a …

: I’m super-proud to have the great #Macedonian nobleman Никола Карев on my cup of Turkish …

: Wow! A butt that’s even bigger than the Harbour Bridge!

: Nothing quite like a #coffee at the Chamber…

: Yay! Who doesn’t love @originalaeropress? #aeropress #coffee

: I’m not sure if IKEA considered this label placement properly…

: I thought I’d give your catch phrase a go on the watch, @charger_e38. :)

: Kon “The Man” Kandilas does it again! @konkandilas #wollongong

: Greek Doily Toaster

: Darby the Sloth or Darby the Sith? #StarWars

: Thank you @natashakandilas for my #DarthVader mystery egg keychain! Only the essentials from …

: I just found these original #StarWars visual novelisations in my room, which I used to read with my …

: I’m capable of supporting myself.

: So honoured to have Mr. Clooney, er, Uncle Rick pop over… #Nespresso #whatelse

: WHY?

: When your watch, phone, lightsaber and chair all match accidentally… :/

: Early-morning tragics at the Old Wollongong Courthouse this morning… #market

: natashakandilas supports her bee friend.

: I like a this rooms.

: WE HAVE A NEW FRIEND.

: App layout is very important. #AppleWatch #bigissues

: Me drinking water on a boat #exciting

: #PashaBulker

: Wavy Lines

: Missing Newcastle!

: #TripView on #AppleWatch is the best.

: Adele, is that you? #flipphone

: My new bestie, Darby the #Sloth!

: “Thank you, kind sir, for this vessel of fine rodent fare.”

: PINK BUNNEH

: A food to be worshipped #Deutschland #Lüneburger

: (PRODUCT)RED #AppleWatch

: Photo within a photo #AppleWatch

: Yes, yes I would… #coffee

: Classy #ozcomiccon

: I’m all for a special offer, but could someone let John know that 3:16 am is a ridiculous time …

: Sloth socks courtesy of @natashakandilas. One may only walk slowly in these.

: Missing the weird tree at Belmore Basin… #Wollongong

: Happy Sky @ Kmart

: Birdhead (feat. Rocky)

: Ok, I will. #Virgin

: Look at that face! #VW #Kombi

: Ahh Siri… you always keep your cards close to your chest… #AppleWatch #keynote

: I’m a big fan of these Activity badges. #AppleWatch

: Tanya ‘Frostillicus’ Feld

: Squinting next to a bush at Sublime Point

: Great article featured in @fastcompany #Apple

: Jodie-Marie Presley (feat. the Wind)

: Pijun-sketch by @natashakandilas #AppleWatch n_n

: Gorgeous pictorial gift from @natashakandilas #Apple #SteveJobs

: Owl-shaker friends @ The Red Kitchen in Port Kembla

: Perhaps I should burn the final five calories by walking to the kitchen to get Pringles. Oh …

: Time and space bent in Wollongong today.

: Best random gift day ever! Cute succulent in a piccolo cup + European rice cakes from …

: Dogs and rugs are one and the same.

: Feld Family Lunch Shenanigans #megasausage #Grandpa

: The World’s Smallest Doorbell

: The newest addition to the family… #Apple #Macmini

: Is that the inanimate carbon rod?! No wait, it’s rocky road.

: MISSING THE COFFEE… oh wait, I have some at home.

: COOKIE! #AromaFestival

: Activity is probably my favourite app on le #AppleWatch… it’s simple, motivating and …

: LOTS OF TINY TILES

: What a McLovely Sunday #Wollongong #chicken

: I also feel this way when displaying a slice of pizza.

: “The year is 1939!” #DavidJones #Wollongong

: I love a good watch-sketch from the mother!

: More thumbs up… thanks again, @katmoss!

: Thank you to the German-Australian Chamber for six fantastic months. Here I am celebrating with a …

: It’s too damn cold.

: Guck mal! Ich habe einen „Auslandshandelskammerkaffeeturm“ in der Küche gebaut!

: Tiny Lighthouse #Wollongong

: “Mmm… feet…”

: Sehr schön… BMW Neue Klasse!

: The Little Jerrys! #Seinfeld

: I’m Cosmo Kramer, the Assman! #Seinfeld #trivia #Wollongong @beach_burrito_co

: Ganz allein am Goethe-Institut

: Great read

: I love this face. #AppleWatch

: Exhibit A: ‘Martin awkwardly giving a resting pigeon the thumbs-up while sunlight hurts his …

: Thank you for reminding me, #AppleWatch!

: Pigeon in Motion 2 (It thinks it’s people!)

: Beautiful car… (By the way, make sure to try Coke Zero. Zero sugar, tastes like Coke, no …

: A Nerdy Tribute to OS X #AppleWatch

: Alleyway a la VIC

: This is a coffee shop. There are buckets of coffee. BUCKETS!

: Fancy building shot

: Meeting the Great @henryjhornsby in the City of Melbourne #diplomacy #noblecred #international

: AAARRRGGGHHHEEERRRGGGHHH!

: The Hordes of Wynyard

: Whoever came up with this monstrous freak-show deserves a serious promotion. #PizzaHut

: natashakandilas thinks I look like this emoji.

: Melbourne Ska Orchestra at the Sydney Opera House with the lovely @natashakandilas

: Enjoying #Eurovision2015 with a nice packet of Smith’s crisps. Love that crunch! …

: Martin with the eyes of Mike Baird

: Loving that first dot-point…

: Although it was set to English, my Mac decided during an OS X re-installation that it was in fact …

: Meeting Olympic gold-medallist Nat Cook at CeMAT business convention with Katja le boss… why …

: Jodie and Tiger-Lily

: Rory the Gorgeous One

: I’m not normally a fan of food-shots online, but this corn must be shared… utterly …

: Tommy M and the Mastersounds at Three Chimneys :)

: natashakandilas thinks she’s Madonna.

: Exploring the @TanyaFeld Vinyl Collection

: FINALLY

: Mastering the New Oven and Hotplate (“One serving of Chicken Crimpies coming up!”)

: Cave

: This is what happens to a building when your phone vibrates (along with an incoming notification) as …

: Two-headed Feld

: Blue Mountains that are sort of blue but not really but kind of look like they are.

: GOOOOOOOOLD #schmeltingincident #AppleWatch

: This is a genuine hobo. He owns a suit and a notebook. He enjoys a good coffee. Good on him.

: Greek Easter-egg-smashing champion Kandilas obliterates everyone in the Macedonian Nikoloski …

: Ear-cups!

: Gorgeous #AppleWatch

: Jodie the Bratwurst Killer

: Ceiling a la Yurt

: Rocky thinks that I taste nice, plus my head looks even more massive than normal in this picture.

: The Walking Dead

: LINDT BUNNEH… HE WATCHIN’ YOU.

: This is a plant.

: Puppy Noir

: Le Dawn

: Macro lounge threads… because why not?

: ‘Penka Ponders’ (an original portrait by none other than renowned, contemporary …

: My No. 1 Favourite Place to Be at 6:30 on Friday Morning

: “I’m eating schnitzel. What do you want?”

: Menu is God. All hail Menu. #breakfastcommandments

: Strangers in the Night (OOOH how mysterious)

: North Wollongong Station or a Prison Guard Tower?

: Wispy McClouds (no filter!)

: Shadows

: Mr. Grohl Points at the Sky #Sydney #FooFighters

: Doomsday Stadium #Sydney #FooFighters

: Super-proud of her cake (again)

: Bee-dog? @natashakandilas

: Look at these flowers. They are pretty.

: PIGEON IN MOTION

: A beautiful felt gift from the one and only @natashakandilas

: Queen of the Corn

: Sloth Coaster Art by @natashakandilas

: Dog or wookiee? You decide.

: Thank you @natashakandilas for the Apple Newton eMate! Yay!

: Cooling Magma (actually melted chocolate ice-cream)

: Creepy Trees

: McUrban

: Look on this a beaches pls.

: Hyams Beach

: GULL-FEED ON THE ROCKS BELOW! (No. 2) #Batman

: My New Bestie

: That’s right, I’m a loser.

: Original Macintosh Icons

: Macintosh 128K

: Apple I

: …because why the Hell not?

: Start something new. #Apple #Sydney

: Seats

: #Sydney Opera House #Noir

: Warning: this will kill you. #crunchycrust

: I asked for a small piece of ice-cream cake and I was given this. (I did not eat all of it.) …

: Flamingo + Adopted Son

: A very happy birthday to Kon “Konifer” Kandilas

: Yay Rose Garden #Wollongong

: Le Bark de la Tree

: McLeaf

: McFlower

: Jodie, Queen of the Trees

: Kon “The Man” Kandilas

: Welcoming

: My mother is quite proud of her pecan cheesecake.

: Awesome 1990s Apple watch from @natashakandilas

: Gomez has been flying this flag since Easter.

: Westfield Figtree Carpark Blues

: Port Kembla Beach… the BEST beach…

: When one doorstop just isn’t enough…

: The Fiery Pits of Hell (actually macroscopic nachos)

: Mount Doom Meets Wollongong

: Le Cacti

: Home

: I loved this place… Cook & Archie’s!

: Sydney Safari

: It felt like I was flying over ‘Operation Dark Storm’ from ‘The Matrix’.

: Molecule Man #Berlin

: This advertisement scares and confuses me. #Berlin

: #Berlin train stations never cease to surprise me.

: A hippo shopping at the Mall of #Berlin #LP12

: Sony Centre #Berlin

: Where the children and dogs may play… #Berlin #Gleisdreieck

: Goethe-Institut #Berlin

: Olympiastadion #Berlin

: #Tesla Design Studio #Berlin

: BMW Haus #Berlin

: Kurfürstendamm #Apple #Berlin

: Philharmonie #Berlin

: Das Denkmal für die ermordeten Juden Europas #Berlin

: Bambi in #Berlin

: Fahne #Berlin

: #Ásgeir in #Berlin #Kesselhaus

: Deutscher Elefant #Berlin

: Die Reichstagskuppel #Berlin

: Bode-Museum #Berlin

: Kulturbrauerei #Berlin

: Potsdamer Platz #Berlin

: Potsdam

: Spree #Berlin

: Jazz at Zosch #Berlin

: German recipe book

: Berliner Adventure Time

: Der Berliner Fernsehturm

: #Sydney ‘tis a beautiful city.

: Oh mini-pancake, how I love thee… #Oktoberfest #Deutsch

: Creepy, Lonely Bus-stop a la Rain

: I like a this birds.

: Look at these leaves. Look at them.

: Oh yes, I am artistic.

: Freaky Trees

: GULLFEED ON THE ROCKS BELOW! #BatmanForever #JimCarrey

: #TheOatmeal

: BUNNY

: Wollongong appears to have gained some interesting architecture. #inprogress

: Wollongong appears to have been deserted.

: Crankin’ the magic hits… #MakedonskConcert #ThisBeautiful #BestForMe #VasileRodenden

: Wooden Horse

: Cactus Ball

: CHILES #seinfeldemoji

: The Great Pyramid of Wollongong

: Carpet #mundane #artsnob

: Jerry’s Philosophy

: RAINBOW

: Love the new iTunes Gift Card design #Apple

: UFO

: I LIKE BIRDS.

: Mount Doom (Mount Keira)

: I prefer my water uncensored, thank you very much.

: Trees and Sky

: Great café #BostonsEspresso

: Light on ze Wall

: Can’t wait for OS X #Yosemite… thanks Craig. #Apple

: Round Wooden Thing

: Jodie a la Femme Fatale

: Mercedes-Benz Viano Entering a Roundabout

: Classic, gourmet and instant?! So wow. #coffee

: Le Stage de la Gong (feat. le Campé Chair)

: Dunkle Stranddusche

: South

: Cannot wait #iOS8

: THE BEST #cornchips

: Love this font #DIN1451 #Deutsch

: Deluxe Edition Secured #coldplay #ghoststories

: Cashed-up Baba

: Le Railing

: IKEA Art

: Obligatory Breakfast Shot #homagetoobligatoryDuncanstatuses

: Bombora Wet Wall

: Floor #artsnob

: Oh Yes… The Best View During Coffee #automaticdoor

: Comfy Wolf onesie courtesy of @natashakandilas … very happy! #WhereTheWildThingsAre

: Continuing a long viewing tradition! #SBSEurovision

: Unfairly Ignored

: Jodie’s Free, “Sexy” Shoes

: Sol #artsnob

: Martin’s Blair Witch Backyard

: Le Clichéd Holy Wollongong Escarpment

: Ah le big Jenga tower…

: The Ceiling

: RGS, M @mitch_1211

: So hipster… #book #manyfood #Iameating #sowow #muchpleasure

: Tanya Is Impressed

: True

: A McGlorious Day

: Just some of my personal effects… nothin’ like being on the road… #stardom …

: Martm John Wilham Feld

: I don’t normally like to post sappy photos, but isn’t she lovely?

: Contemplating McLife Part III: Someone Left a Lounge For Me (It’s Facing the Wrong Way and …

: Le Champion Orthodox Egg

: Le Court

: Wheel de Bill

: DA SCRABBLE IS FUN.

: Lots of Seats

: I want. #Apple #MacPro #California

: Presenting the all-new Wollongong CBD Viewing Deck!

: So indie #OMG #icannotbelieveit #ihavemadethisjokebefore #wood

: My Actual Backyard #notplagiarism #forest

: 19 May cannot come soon enough… #Coldplay #GhostStories #iTunesSXSW #Apple

: DERELICTE!

: EVART

: Le Court #artsnob

: Nice Grass

: Nice Clouds

: The only Samsung phone that I’ve ever wanted…

: #QOTSA

: #NIN

: Posting someone else’s artwork with my own Instagram filter = ingenious

: iPod Hi-Fi + iBook G4 #Apple #uselessshot #narcissism

: Contemplating McLife (Part II)… different angle + different filter = new perspective …

: “Bread rolls, anyone?” #hotstuff #BakeryBabe

: Contemplating McLife

: Best present wrapping design ever… thanks again @natashakandilas

: Best birthday gift! Thank you @natashakandilas :)

: Opéra #Apple Store, #Paris

: Keepin’ it real… maintaining diplomatic relations with #France. #PresidentAlain …

: Old friends #Lego #Berlin

: Very interesting Wi-Fi hotspot names at Czech highway food-stops…

: Nespresso Rip-off #Budapest

: It writes upside down! :)

: Fusilli + Mac Martin, courtesy of the wonderful Natasha Kandilas… #Seinfeld #Kramer …

: #MUSE #SYDNEY #UNSUSTAINABLE

: Feldgarten

: McBeautiful Relo Residence

: Bleakness de la beaché

: Baby Bat

: McPower-lines

: OMG BESTIES 4 LYF #sahcool

: Toasted Cheese Sandwich Adventures #opulence

: Through a Rainy Windscreen

: Some Friends of Mine

: Tiger-Lily #GermanShepherd

: YARRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!!!

: Economic excitement, people! #qanda

: ‘Almost-completely-open Sunglasses on Table Next to Random Drop of What One Would Assume to Be …

: OH! IT’S THE INANIMATE CARBON ROD!

: MORE!!!

: Backyard Visitors

: I have to admit I’m lovin’ the ‘Oxf Tav’.

: THE HAIR

: BMW i8 Concept

: This is how we deal with things in Wollongong. #topclassinfrastructure

: Houçe de la McCreepé

: Interesting…

: Response to the Government’s campaign on asylum seeker policy…

: The Border of East Wollongong

: #Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland…#

: Bernard Fanning at Anita’s Theatre in Thirroul

: Vance Joy at Anita’s Theatre #Riptide

: Balkan Shoehorn: The Ultimate Wog Weapon

: Royal Martin Feld Refuge Island

: One of those evil driveways that becomes super-slippery after it has been raining… HOW ARE …

: Coin City

: Le Fly

: BEWARE THE JABBERWOCKY

: A Really Big Pineapple

: Yes, they do.

: Tengist við Íslending innan…

: Quality hospital read… feeling enlightened. Not sure about the young lad with the open shirt …

: ‘Noir Carpet Light Rays’ (Oooh yeah me so hipster…)

: Picking up le sister… ahh… waiting… at least the Sun is out now.

: Coffee time with Baba today… playin’ it cool…

: World’s Creepiest-looking Album, ‘Kveikur’, Secured…

: Théâtre des Ténèbres

: McBuildings

: “ARGH! YA HEDGE!”

: Cylon Capsicum

: Evan’s newest album takes an all-new musical direction… the wait is almost over! Coming …

: Le Porch

: Best Hospital Sign Ever…

: ATTACK!!!

: My Life Is Complete

: What’s That? Another iPod? Okay!

: The Brilliant Artist That I Am…

: Funny what you find whilst cleaning cupboards…

: Autodogfest

: #I’ve been waiting for Festivus for all my life… oh Lord#

: XMAS VS. FESTIVUS

: Caprican Fallout

: Mega-froth…

: iPod Therefore I Am

: Plant a la More Interésting with le Filter

: William Engages with iOS

: Creepy House

: Le Béan Bag: Le Pinnaclé le Comforts

: Last Linguistics Tutorial… Attendance is Looking Good

: T2 Chai (If Apple Were to Make Tea)

: iMac + R2D2

: Adjusting the ‘Ass Groove’

: Dystopian Pavers

: The Fahja Perspective

: WE FOLLOW THE HAWK!

: Survivor Tree Mail

: McBlinds a la McPrisoné je Figtrée

: COFFEE + HAARP = PERFECTION

: Waiting for le Parents at le IPAC

: Surfboard Mat a la Jodie

: Drawers a la Jodie

: The McHeart Attack Burger

: Post-Foo Fighters McTrash

: Just a McCushion (…but Suss-looking)

: Ze Big Window

: Postmodern Pineapple

: My Morning Saviour

: Damp Grass a la Harry Graham (feat. Martin’s Feet)

: Pyjama Pant a la Jodie

: UOW Algaefest

: Rafters a la Feld

: Jodie’s Amazing Piano Skills

: McDining Wood

: Ancient Nordic Icon

: Rat with Wings

: Flags a la Port Kembla

: Lounge a la Macedonsk

: Doona

: Cardigan a la Jodie

: Maton EM325C

: The Mother’s Art

: La Emptina Medicara

: A Great Album

: My Shorts

: Mysterious McOwl

: Slate

: Number 8… (Burp)

: Prison No. 2

: Prison

: ‘Fully Sick’ Carpet

: My Ceiling!

: The base of ancient fry-pan technology.

: USB Hub a la R2-D2

: My McSunny Backyard

: Steve Martin on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’